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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



Catalogue data

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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Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a two-semester course together with 551-0307-01L Molecular and Structural Biology II: From Gene to Protein (next semester)
For programme regulationsBachelor's Programme in Biology 2013; Version 10.03.2020
Master's Programme in Biology 2006; Version 28.05.2018
Master's Programme in Biology 2017; Version 30.09.2019
ECTS credits6 credits
Performance assessment as a semester course (other programmes)
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersR. Glockshuber, K. Locher, E. Weber-Ban
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 75 minutes
Written aidsa simple non-programmable calculator
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

Learning materials

 
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Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
551-0307-00 VMolecular and Structural Biology I: Protein Structure and Function2 hrs
Mon13-15HCI J 6 »
R. Glockshuber, K. Locher, E. Weber-Ban

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