BIOE 111: Biomembranes
The molecular and physical chemistry of membranes formed from natural and synthetic amphiphiles. Relationships between surfactant molecular structures, chemical and physical environment, and membrane assembly. Solubility of proteins in biomembranes. Pore formation and structure. Transport through biomembranes. Biomembranes as catalysts and reaction vessels. Characterization of membrane structure and properties.
Prerequisite: (MATH 021 or equivalent exam) and (PHYS 008 or PHYS 008H or equivalent exam) and BIO 002 . Normal Letter Grade only.
Fall 2019 course scheduling information
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