551-0307-00L Molecular and Structural Biology I: Protein Structure and Function
|Semester||Autumn Semester 2016|
|Lecturers||R. Glockshuber, K. Locher, E. Weber-Ban|
|Periodicity||yearly recurring course|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Comment||D-BIOL BSc students are obliged to take part I and part II (next semester) as a two-semester course|
|Abstract||Biophysics of protein folding, membrane proteins and biophysics of membranes, enzymatic catalysis, catalytic RNA and RNAi, current topics in protein biophysics and structural biology.|
|Objective||Understanding of structure-function relationships in proteins and in protein folding, detailed understanding of biophysics and physical methods as well as modern methods for protein purification and microanalytics.|
|Lecture notes||Scripts on the individual topics can be found under http://www.mol.biol.ethz.ch/teaching.|
- Creighton, T.E., Proteins, Freeman, (1993)
- Fersht, A., Enzyme, Structure and Mechanism in Protein Science (1999), Freeman.
- Berg, Tymoczko, Stryer: Biochemistry (5th edition), Freeman (2001).
Current topics: References will be given during the lectures.