Course Description

Bioinorganic Chemistry: A Contradiction?

  - sequence of topics and chapters covered - text: Biological Inorganic Chemistry (Bertini, Gray, Stiefel, Valentine)

Fundamentals - Tutorials:

Biochemistry and Cell Biology – Tutorial I
Coordination Chemistry – Tutorial II
course description

Metal Bioavailablility – What’s out there to use?

Chapt. II


Chapt. II
about Dr. B.

Metal Ions and Protein Interactions

Chapt. III
schedule & assignments

Metal Cofactors

Chapt. IV
worksheets Metal Ion Transport and Storage  Chapt. V, VIII
discussion questions Biomineralization                                                Chapt. VI
web links Metal-Dependent Enzymes: Engines of Life 
periodic table

Metals in Electron Transfer Proteins  and Their Roles in Respiration and Photosynthesis                   

Chapt. X
Oxygen Metabolism
Chapt. XI
Nitrogen Metabolism
Chapt. XII
Hydrogen Metabolism
 Chapt. XII

Carbon Metabolism

 Chapt. XII
  Metals in Medicine                                           
 Chapt. VII