Protein Chemistry

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students who have passed the module should be able to

  • Account for the chemistry and thermodynamics behind protein structure, folding, stability and function, including the effect of protein modifications
  • Account for central elements of protein biosynthesis and processing
  • Account for protein evolution and homology

Skills

  • Design recombinant proteins and processes for their purification
  • Explain, use and document the effect of different preparative and analytical methods, including different forms of chromatography and electrophoresis

Competences

  • Read and understand advanced scientific articles in structural and analytical protein chemistry

Type of instruction

  • Lectures
  • Theoretical exercises

Extent and expected workload

150 hours

Exam

Exams

Name of examProtein Chemistry
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations

Facts about the module

Danish titleProteinkemi
Module codeK-BT-K2-20
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science