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CHEM1405 - Resources for Week 13


Topics and Learning Outcomes

  • Biomolecules: Proteins and DNA
    •  predict whether the acid and amine groups in amino acids will be protonated at different pH values
    •  predict the pI of amino acids and simple peptides
    •  describe the primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary structure of proteins
    •  predict the products of hydrolysis of simple peptides
    •  appreciate the possibility of tautomerism in heterocycles
    •  describe the structural building blocks of RNA and DNA

Textbook and eBook References

  • Biomolecules: Proteins and DNA - Chapter 25

Lecture Notes, Tutorial Worksheets & Answers and Suggested Exam Questions

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ChemCAL and iChem Resources

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Contributed Links and Resources

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Biomolecules: Proteins and DNA -  
  3D models of the amino acids  
 
Tags: amino acids  |  Contributed by Adam Bridgeman
 
  DNA  
 
Description: Description of the chemical structure and bonding in DNA
Tags: DNA | heterocycles | carbohydrates  |  Contributed by Adam Bridgeman
 
  Acid and base properties of the amino acids  
 
Tags: amino acids | isoelectric point  |  Contributed by Adam Bridgeman
 
  Proteins, peptides and amino acids  
 
Description: Tutorial on the structures and acid-base properties of the amino acids
Tags: amino acids | isoelectric point  |  Contributed by Adam Bridgeman
 


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