Programs & Courses 2009
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CHEM12018 Drug Discovery

Course details

Offered Autumn term every odd year.
This course will examine current methods of discovering new compounds with significant bioactivity, including natural product extraction and combinatorial chemistry in combination with high throughput screening, molecular modelling. Identification methods, including nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and mass spectrometry. Synthetic methods: protecting groups, oxidation and reduction, carbon-carbon bond formation, and an introduction to retrosynthesis. Distance education students will be required to attend a residential school for this course.

Course at a glance
Career: Undergraduate
Credit points: 6
Requisites: Prerequisite: CHEM 11008
Student Contribution Band: 7A
EFTSL: 0.12500
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2009 Term One FLEX ROK
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