UT Dallas 2012 Undergraduate Catalog

BIOL4340 - Proteomics

BIOL 4340 Proteomics (3 semester hours) Covers the modern techniques for analyzing the protein complement of cells, to understand cell development and physiology in healthy and diseased states. Topics include protein isolation techniques; IEF-SDS PAGE; protein structure determination by X-ray crystallography and NMR; techniques for identification of protein interactions; the use of mass spectrometry to quantitate, sequence, and identify post-translational modifications of proteins; the development of protein chips and how they can be used for protein identification and quantitation. Prerequisite: BIOL 3361 or CHEM 3361. (3-0) T