Natural Products: Organic and Biochemical Features

In this course, the structure, properties and importance of the following classes of natural products will be discussed: amino acids, peptides and proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, terpenes, steroids, alkaoids and flavonoids. The structure and importance of some enzymes, vitamins and hormones will also be presented. The course will also include an introduction to metabolism and biological energy production. PREREQ: CHMI 1032 or equivalent cr 3. This course is not a credit course for students enrolled in a Chemistry or Biochemistry program.

Chemistry & Biochemistry