Course: Bioinorganic Chemistry

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Course title Bioinorganic Chemistry
Course code KOANCH/C114
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Vinklárek Jaromír, prof. Ing. Dr.
Course content
An overview of metals in biology Basic coordination chemistry for biologists Biological ligands Structural and molecular biology for chemists Methods for study of the metals in biological systems Sodium and potassium - channels and pumps The biological properties of iron, cooper, nickel, cobalt, manganese, molybdenum, ... Metals in medicine and the environment

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
  • unspecified - 10 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 30 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 10 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 10 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course is aimed in biological function of metals, structure biological active complexes, advanced methods of the structural research and their using in practice.
The student will obtain the knowledge related with biological function of metal, structure of the biological active complexes, advanced methods of the structure research and their using in practice.
Prerequisites
Fundamental knowledge of general and inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, biology and biochemistry.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Written examination

During the semester the students will do one written test, which will be about 20% of the final exam.
Recommended literature
  • Jacimirskij K.B. Einfűhrung in die bioanorganische Chemie. Akademie-Verlag, Berlin , 1980.
  • Robert R. Crichton. Biological inorganic chemistry. 2007. ISBN 978-0-444-52740-0.
  • 2. Bertiny I., Gray B.H., Lippard S.J.,Valentine J.S. Bioinorganic Chemistry. University science Books, California., 1994.
  • 3. Deutche Forschungemeinschaft. Bioinorganic Chemistry. WILEY-VCH, Weinheim., 1997.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Chemical Technology Inorganic ane Bioinorganic Chemistry (2015) Chemistry courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Chemical Technology Inorganic ane Bioinorganic Chemistry (2016) Chemistry courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Chemical Technology Inorganic ane Bioinorganic Chemistry (2013) Chemistry courses 2 Winter