BCH 2333/2733 (Midterm 1)

BCH 2333/2733
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Intermolecular Interactions,
Thermodynamics and
pH/Buffers

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  • Types of intermolecular interactions in biochemistry (i.e. ionic and dipole interactions)
  • Understand the hydrophobic effect
  • Understand the three thermodynamic parameters: ∆H, ∆S and ∆G
  • relate ∆G to equilibrium constants (Keq) of biochemical reactions
  • Acid dissociation in water and pKa
  • Learn to calculate for pH, pOH, pKa and pKb
  • Understand what is a buffer and its uses
  • Calculating pH for strong and weak acids/bases
  • Learn to comfortably draw titration curves for mono- di- and tri-protic acids
  • Understand how to use the Henderson-Hasselbalch equation appropriately
  • Learn to calculate amounts of solutes needed to make the appropriate buffer

BCH2333/2733: Thermodynamics and pH/Buffers

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Carbohydrates
DNA/RNA Nucleotides
and Amino Acids

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  • Composition and structure of DNA and RNA nucleic acids
  • Three conformations of nucleic acids
  • Comfortably draw oligomers of DNA and RNA
  • Learn the mechanism for the formation of a phosphodiester bond
  • Learn to identify nucleic acid base pairing and strand direction
  • Understand how to assess amino acid stereochemistry
  • Switch between line structure and Fisher projection for sugars
  • Learn the mechanism for the formation of a amide bond
  • Review 20 natural amino acids and their pKas
  • Amino acid charge at various pH and its isoelectric point (pI) values

BCH2333/2733: DNA/RNA Nucleotides and Amino Acids

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ABDULLAH AKBAR, PhD
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