Chemistry 413 Mechanistic Enzymology


This course will focus on how enzymes work as such remarkable catalysts. We will cover basic principles of active site stabilization, kinetics, and a survey of the common reaction types catalyzed by enzymes and their active sites.


Midterm Exam Dates are February 11th and March 20th

The presentation schedule is as follows -

Tryptophan 5-hydroxylase (Max, Micah, and Wojciech) - March 4
Haloalkane dehalogenase (Levin and Kristyn) - March 11
Lactate dehydrogenase (Dean and Pat) - March 18
Aromatic amino acid decarboxylase (Shane and Chad) - March 25
beta-Lactamase (Andrea, Benny, and Sarah) - April 1
Chorismate Mutase (Rhya and Allyson) - April 8


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