UT Dallas 2016 Undergraduate Catalog

BIOL4461 - Biophysical Chemistry

BIOL 4461 Biophysical Chemistry (4 semester credit 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 or (MATH 2413 and MATH 2414)] and (PHYS 2325 or equivalent) and (BIOL 3361 or CHEM 3361). (4-0) Y