Organic Chemistry for the Life Sciences module (BS21008)
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This module will consist of one tutorial session every week covering:
- A recap on the fundamentals of molecular orbital theory, acids and bases and physical chemistry as applied to Biology
- Inorganic chemistry with particular reference to metals in biology such as iron, copper and zinc and chelation therapy.
- Trends in the periodic table will be looked at in-depth.
- Organic chemistry content will focus on fundamental mechanisms, molecular struc ture, stereochemistry, and functional groups with a focus in carboxylic acids.