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Energetics and Mechanisms of Protein-Nucleic Acids Interactions

CHEM 523
Spring 2007 not offered
Crosslisting: MB&B 523
Certificates: Molecular Biophysics

This course focuses on the recent advances in our understanding of the biophysical basis of protein-nucleic acid interactions. Topics will include informational and mechanistic aspects of nucleic acids recognition by proteins, the statistical thermodynamics of molecular switches in gene expression, and complementarity and intermolecular contacts in protein-nucleic acid complexes. The course aims at providing a coherent physical framework for current developments in molecular biology and related fields.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: GRAD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on JUN-16-2024
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