Biochemistry Techniques

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: 81.421; Last Offered: Summer 2015;

Course Description

A series of discussions and hands on laboratory exercises emphasizing techniques and use of equipment most commonly employed in biochemicaI-biomedicaI research laboratories. Techniques to be mastered include: cell culture, cell fractionation, enzyme purification, ultracentrifugation, UV-visible spectrophotometry, spectrofluorometry, various types of chromatography (thin layer, gas, gel exclusion, ion exchange), electrophoresis, liquid scintillation spectrometry, and the safe handling and application of radioisotopes to problems in biochemistry. Wherever possible, the principles presented in 81.419 will be used as a basis for experimentation using the above techniques.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites:
  • Special Notes: Lab section confers 2 credits/5 contact hours; lecture section confers 0 credits/0 contact hours.
  • Credits: 2; Contact Hours: 5

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