7.71 Structural and Biophysical Analysis of Biological Macromolecules
Studies theory and practice of 3-D analysis of macromolecules, using X-ray crystallography and EM analysis. Covers biophysical methods to characterize molecular properties and interactions. Includes discussion of current literature and, importantly, practical exercises in crystallization, model building, and the use of shared instrumentation available at MIT. Meets with 5.78 when offered concurrently.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.
You can find more information at the MIT Department of Biology: 7.71j/5.78j Biophysical Chemistry Techniques site.
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