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Course, academic year 2021/2022
Biophysical chemistry - AP320005
Title: Biophysical chemistry
Guaranteed by: Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology (320)
Actual: from 2019
Semester: both
Points: 0
E-Credits: 0
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 3/0 other [hours/week]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: doctoral
Note: can be fulfilled in the future
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Kodíček Milan prof. RNDr. CSc.
Holík Purkrtová Zita Ing. Ph.D.
Marková Michaela Ing. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : P320005
Annotation -
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (08.06.2018)
The primary focus of the lectures is on the description of biological and biochemical systems using principles of physical chemistry. This interdisciplinary approach allows to apply the methodology of physical chemistry on biological and biochemical systems and to use the mathematical background of physico-chemical methods for the description of the behavior of living matter on the molecular and structural level.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (08.06.2018)

Students will be able to:

Describe biochemical processes by mathematical methods used in physical chemistry.

Apply the principles of physical chemistry in interpretation and solving problems occuring in biological systems. The problems solution includes numerical analysis of chosen physical chemistry parameters.

Independently propose a method and design a protocol for experimental determination of chosen physical chemistry parameters in biological systems and analyse obtained data.

Literature -
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (08.06.2018)

Z:Atkins P.,de Paula J.,Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences,Oxford University Press,2011,978-0-19-956428-6

Z:Bergethon P.R.,The Physical Basis of Biochemistry,Springer-Verlag New York Inc.,1998,0-387-98262-0

Learning resources - Czech
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (08.06.2018)

Syllabus -
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (08.06.2018)

The course is aimed at physico-chemical approach for the study of biological systems at different levels. The key topics including theoretical background as well as methods for experimental data mining will be discussed. The aspects of biomacromolecules´ structure and interactions, the biogenesis of biomacromolecules´ complexes including membranes are discussed from the thermodynamical point of view. Other topics include kinetics of important bio-processes (e.g. membrane transport, pharmacokinetics description of human body). The integral part of course is discussion about selected methods suitable for analysis of biological systems and their application on concrete examples.

Entry requirements
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (26.06.2018)
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Course completion requirements -
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (08.06.2018)

The course is finished by taking the exam (both oral and written).