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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Bioorganic Chemistry of Natural Compounds - AB342001
Title: Bioorganic Chemistry of Natural Compounds
Guaranteed by: Department of Chemistry of Natural Compounds (342)
Faculty: Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology
Actual: from 2021
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:5
E-Credits: winter s.:5
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/2, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited / unlimited (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Bachelor's
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Parkan Kamil doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : B342001, N342001, S342001
Is interchangeable with: B342001
Annotation -
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The course covers basic groups of natural compounds, their properties and utilization. It explains also basic concepts related to structure of molecules, their stereochemistry and chirality including structure-biological activity relationships.
Aim of the course -
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Students will be able to:

Name compounds according to nomenclature of organic compounds

Describe structure, properties and reactions of individual groups of organic compounds as well as their biogenesis

Assess configuration, chirality and likely conformations based on the structural formula

Depict reaction mechanisms of basic reaction types

Literature -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (06.05.2019)

R: McMurry J.: Organic chemistry, 8th Ed., Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning, 2012, 9780840054449

Learning resources -
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Lecture notes

Syllabus -
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1. Bioorganic chemistry, definition of natural compounds, overview, occurrence, and nomenclature

2. Stereochemistry of natural compounds, chirality

3. Isolation of a compound, structure determination

4. Relationships between structure, biogenesis and biological activity

5. Monosaccharides, nucleophillic addition on carbonyl group

6. Oligosaccharides, polysaccharides

7. Amines, basicity, nucleophilicity

8. Alkaloids, nucleosides, narcotics, drugs

9. Hydroxy acids, acidity

10. Amino acids, peptides, proteins

11. Lipids, prostaglandins

12. Terpenoids, electrophilic addition, polyphenols

13. Antibiotics, narcotics, drugs, patent policy

14. Metabolic pathways assessment, precursor labeling, metabolites tracing, falsification of foodstuffs

Registration requirements -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (06.05.2019)

Organic chemistry I

Course completion requirements - Czech
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Podmínkou pro udělení zápočtu jsou dva průběžné testy s výsledkem nad 50 %. Předmět je ukončen ústní zkouškou.