CHEM 6250 - Glycochemistry, Glycobiology, and Glychotechnology
This is an advanced graduate level course on carbohydrates covering their physicochemical properties, chemical and biochemical synthesis and analysis. The biological activity of polysaccharides, glycoproteins, proteoglycans, and glycolipids, and the role of glycomics in development and disease will be discussed. The application of glycotechnology and glycoengineering for the preparation of therapeutic glycans and glycan-coated materials will be covered.
Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: a working knowledge of organic chemistry and biochemistry is required.
Credit Hours: 3
Contact, Lecture or Lab Hours: 3
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