In addition to proper lab attire, the materials below are required and are available at the bookstore.
No required textbook. Students may find
Introduction to Organic Chemistry
, Brown and Poon,
third edition (2005), to be a useful reference for fundamental concepts from Chem 2213a.
Chemistry 2223b Laboratory Manual, Practice Problems, and Past Exams
, 2010 edition
Old editions may not be used. Students repeating the course will require a new manual.
The lab manual also contains information regarding proper lab attire.
Course Topics and Number of Lectures
Colours and Chromophores
Photophysical processes, UV/visible absorption spectroscopy , fluorescence spectroscopy
Cellular Structure and Function
Brief overview of components, organelles, and function
Amino Acids and Proteins
base properties, protein structure, composition and sequence analyses, Edman
degradation, laboratory peptide synthesis, enzymes, biosynthesis of proteins
Stereochemistry, reactions of functional groups, properties of di
mechanisms of glycolytic reactions, connection between pyruvate and amino acids
Properties, biosynthesis, and beta
oxidation of fatty acids, synthesis of soaps and
detergents, biosynthesis of terpenes, phospholipids, fat