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Bioinorganic Chemistry

IIT Kanpur, , Prof. Prof. S. P. Rath

Updated On 02 Feb, 19

Overview

The field of Bioinorganic Chemistry has grown significantly in recent years and lies at a natural juncture between chemistry, biology, and medicine. This rapidly expanding field probes fascinating questions about the uses of metal ions in nature. This short course will give a brief overview on some selected topics from this highly interdisciplinary subject and will provide some lights on various applications of inorganic molecules on the life-related processes.

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Senior UG and PG students of Chemistry

PREREQUISITES : Should have good knowledge on coordination chemistry

Includes

Lecture 15: Life with Oxygen: O2-Carrying Proteins Hemocyanin & Hemerythrin

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Lecture Details

Course Details

COURSE LAYOUT

Week 1 : Bioinorganic chemistry: general introduction and prospects, Metals in biology: Natures selection 
Week 2 : Design principles used in chemical biology: some noteworthy examples 
Week 3 : Life with oxygen
Week 4 : Metals in medicine

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Sam

Excellent course helped me understand topic that i couldn't while attendinfg my college.

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Dembe

Great course. Thank you very much.

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