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BKEM8934 Protein Structure and Function I 3 ECTS
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Learning outcomes

Student knows the basics of protein structural chemistry and methodology used in protein structure research.


Course covers the basics of protein structural chemistry and methodology used in protein structure research. Topics are 3-D structure of proteins, folding, diversity of proteins, methods for determining atomic structures and mass spectrometry in proteomics.

Teaching methods

Attending to lectures

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
Participation in classroom work
  • In English

Written exam. The exam can be written in English or Finnish.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 0-5.
Scaling 1-5, 50% of maximum points are needed to pass the exam.

Recommended year of study

3. year spring

Study materials

Material provided in lectures (Moodle) and Mike Williamson: How Proteins work (Garland Science, 1st edition, 2011)

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Biochemistry
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Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Biochemistry
DP in Biochemistry
DP Bachelor of Science in Tech. (Biotechnology)
DP in Biochemistry
DP in Food Chemistry
DP on Molecular Biology and Bioenergetics
DP in Biotechnology
Finnish Study Modules