Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Archived Curricula Guide 2014–2016
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
KEMI4154 Chemistry and chemical biology of carbohydrates 3 ECTS
Organised by
Chemistry
Person in charge
Harri Lönnberg

Learning outcomes

This lecture course is aimed at teaching the basic concepts of synthetic and mechanistic carbohydrate chemistry and elucidating the central role of chemistry in glycobiology, which is one of the emerging fields of cell biology and biomedicine.

Contents

The subjects discussed include nomenclature, conformation, transformation and degradation of monosaccharides and glycosides, chemical and chemoenzymatic synthesis of oligosaccharides, glycosylation of proteins, carbohydrate-protein interactions, carbohydrates in chemotherapy, basics of glycobiology.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 20 h 0 h

Teaching language

English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
Option 2
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In Finnish

Evaluation

Numeric 0-5.

Study materials

Lecture notes as a Power-point presentation

Further information

Course will be lectured fall 2014. Not lectured 2015-2016.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Chemistry
2014–2015
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Department of Chemistry
DP in Chemistry
DP in Chemistry
Finnish Study Modules