Academic Catalog

GENE554 MACROMOLECULES IN BIOMEDICINE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

Course Code: 2190554
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(0-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Molecular Biology And Genetics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
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Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Classification, synthesis and transformation of biopolymeers (polynucleotides, polypeptides and polysaccharides). Merrifield solid state synthesis. Classification, synthesis and transformation of synthetic macromolecules. Chemical and biological transformation. Solution behavior, helix-coil transition. Structure, morphology and properties of biological polymers in the solid state. Single crystal formation. Applications in Biomedicine and Biotechnology.