UT Dallas 2012 Undergraduate Catalog

BIOL4461 - Biophysical Chemistry

BIOL 4461 Biophysical Chemistry (4 semester hours) For students interested in the interface between biochemistry and structural biology. Provides an advanced treatment of the physical principles underlying modern molecular biology techniques. Topics include classical and statistical thermodynamics, biochemical kinetics, transport processes (e.g., diffusion, sedimentation, viscosity), chemical bonding, and spectroscopy. Prerequisites: (MATH 2417 and MATH 2419) and (PHYS 2325 and PHYS 2326, or equivalent) and (BIOL 3361 or CHEM 3361). (4-0) Y