Courses Code: CHM 321
Course Title: CHEMISTRY OF MACROMOLECULES
Number of unit : 3 Units
Office Lecturer: College of Natural Science, Department of Chemistry
Introduction, symmetry, Conformations and configurations, chirality and resolution of racemic mixtures. Stereochemistry and biological activities, Stereoselectivity and Stereospecificity in Synthesis. The structure and brief Chemistry of mono-saccharides, polysaccharides, amino acids, proteins, nucleic and acid and DNA, synthetic polymers and detergents, physical methods in the determination of the structures and properties of Macromolecules, bimolecular spectroscopy and interaction in biological macromolecules. Purification of biological macromolecules.
CHM 321 – CHEMISTRY OF MACROMOLECULES