SLE318 - Synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
|Previously coded as:|
SLE214 and at least four other level 2 units
3 x 1 hour class per week, 5 x 6 hour practical class per trimester
Predicting the chemical properties of organic molecules and proposing sensible mechanisms to account for transformations. Amino acid and peptide synthesis including the role of protecting groups and modern solid phase synthesis. Introductory medicinal chemistry with emphasis on pharmaceuticals that target cell wall receptors and enzymes. Antibiotic function, in particular agents that target bacterial cell walls. This unit is intended for students in forensic science, nanotechnology, biotechnology, chemistry and related programs.
Three class tests (20% each) 60%, practical work 30%, literature-based poster presentation 10%
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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students
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