5.08 Biological Chemistry II


Class Info

More advanced treatment of biochemical mechanisms that underlie biological processes. Topics include macromolecular machines such as the ribosome, the proteosome, fatty acid synthases as a paradigm for polyketide synthases and non-ribosomal polypeptide synthases, and polymerases. Emphasis is on experimental methods used to unravel these processes and how these processes fit into the cellular context and coordinate regulation.

This class has 5.12, 5.07, and 7.05 as prerequisites.

5.08 will be offered this semester (Spring 2017). It is instructed by J. Stubbe and E. Nolan.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in 2-105.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 5.08 was rated 5.8 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Biological Chemistry II site or on the 5.08 Stellar site.

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