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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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CHM 370 Bioinorganic Chemistry


This course explores the inorganic chemistry related to the cell’s need for metals.  Topics include principles of coordination chemistry, the role of proteins and nucleic acids in metal complexes, and the reactivity of metal complexes within metalloenzymes.  Additional matters related to metals in medicine, metal uptake and availability, metal toxicity, catalytic cycles with and without redox chemistry, and electron transport are covered.  The course also includes an introduction to instrumentation and research within the field of bioinorganic chemistry. Prerequisite:   and CHM 237 , or  

3 credit hours