BCH 370


Physical Methods for Biochemistry 

Dr. Hackert  -- Fall  2014

MW   8:30-9:45;  BUR 108


  X-ray Precession Photo 

(HDC - PtCl4 Derivative)

KEY Exam 3 is now posted with link from Syllabus web page.
Curves and Grade Breaks / totals are updated on Announcements

EM Reconstruction of PDC

 (Reed, Stoops, et al.)



   Instructor:  Dr. Marvin Hackert

  Off Hrs:  Tu  1-2, F 10:30-11:30   WEL 5.266B     (other times as arranged)

TA: Ashley Jewett; email:ajewe@utexas.edu 

Off Hrs: M 10-11 / W 5-6 WEL 4.238 (or by appointment)       

Weekly Rev.:  M 5-6  Rm  PHR 2.108   


Reference Book: "Principles of Physical Biochemistry" by van Holde / Johnson / Ho  - Printice Hall - either 2nd Edition (2006; ISBN 0-13-046427-9) or the 1st Edition (1998; ISBN # 0-13-720459-0 (recommended / not required)   

    Textbook:  To a large extent the course will be based on class notes.  A text is available for those who want the added reference.  In addition to the course text, several books that support the course content will be on reserve in the chemistry library, including "Physical Biochemistry" by Cantor & Schimmel and "Nucleic Acid Structure" by W. Saenger.  A set of lecture notes will be posted on this web site as we go thru the course.  The lectures and summary notes will cover all the material that you will be responsible for on exams.  Notes in PDF format are easy to read and print but require Adobe Acrobat Reader.  Use the link to get a free copy of this useful software. 

    CH370 has substantial writing components.  See the bullets on BLAST and "Writing Assignments" for more information.  


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