7.41 Principles of Chemical Biology


Class Info

Spanning the fields of biology, chemistry and engineering, class addresses the principles of chemical biology and its application of chemical and physical methods and reagents to the study and manipulation of biological systems. Topics include bioorthogonal reactions and activity-based protein profiling, small molecule inhibitors and chemical genetics, fluorescent probes for biological studies, and unnatural amino acid mutagenesis. Also covers chemical biology approaches for studying dynamic post-translational modification reactions, natural product biosynthesis and mutasynthesis, and high-throughput drug screening.

This class has 7.05 as a prerequisite.

7.41 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by B. Imperiali and J. K. Weng.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 36-112.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the Topics in Chemical Biology site or on the 7.41 Stellar site.

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