Autumn Semester 2020 takes place in a mixed form of online and classroom teaching.
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551-0307-00L  Molecular and Structural Biology I: Protein Structure and Function

SemesterAutumn Semester 2018
LecturersR. Glockshuber, K. Locher, E. Weber-Ban
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentD-BIOL students are obliged to take part I and part II (next semester) as a two-semester course


AbstractBiophysics of protein folding, membrane proteins and biophysics of membranes, enzymatic catalysis, catalytic RNA and RNAi, current topics in protein biophysics and structural biology.
ObjectiveUnderstanding 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 notesScripts on the individual topics can be found under http://www.mol.biol.ethz.ch/teaching.
LiteratureBasics:
- 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.

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