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Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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BCBP 4870 - Protein Structure Determination

X-ray crystallography and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) are used to determine 3-D structures of biological macromolecules at atomic resolution. The course will cover crystallographic and NMR methods, their theory and practice, along with thermodynamics of structure formation and molecular dynamics. Students will prepare a poster presentation on a protein of their choice. This course can be used to fulfill the Culminating Experience in Biology. (Students cannot obtain credit for both this course and BCBP 6870.)

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: BCBP 4760, MATH 1020, and PHYS 1200 or equivalents.

When Offered: Fall term even-numbered years.

Credit Hours: 4

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