12.741 Marine Bioinorganic Chemistry
Provides an overview of trace element biogeochemistry and marine bioinorganic chemistry. Topics include controls on oceanic trace metal distributions; co-evolution of biological metal requirements and metal availability during early Earth history; chemical speciation and its influence on microbial bioavailability; applications of metal isotopes; roles of metalloenzymes and metal proteins in biogeochemical cycles; and biogeochemical applications of metagenomics, metaproteomics, and bioinformatics.
This class has no prerequisites.
12.741 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by M. Saito.
Lecture occurs 10:30 WH to 12:00 WH on Tuesdays and Thursdays in CAMPUS.
This class counts for a total of 9 credits.
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