Protein Chemistry

2019/2020

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
DepartmentDepartment of Chemistry and Bioscience
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science