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Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry CHEM 415 Topics in Inorganic Chemistry (4): Varied content from quarter to quarter on descriptive and theoretical inorganic chemistry topics with specific areas listed in the class schedule. Four class periods per week. May be repeated with new content for additional credit. Prerequisite: CHEM 113 CHEM 417 Chemistry of the Periodic Table (4): Inorganic chemistry using atomic and molecular structure and periodic properties of the elements to understand physical and chemical properties of inorganic molecules and chemical reactions emphasizing the r ­ epresentative (s- and p-block) groups of elements on the periodic table. Four class periods per week. Prerequisite: CHEM 271 CHEM 424 Instrumental Analysis I (3): Basic theory of instrument design and operational parameter optimization of chemical instrumentation. Application to optical methods of analysis involving molecular and atomic refraction, polarization, scattering, emission, absorption, fluorescence, and phosphorescence in the ultraviolet and visible regions of the spectrum. Includes computer ­applications. Three class periods per week. Prerequisite: CHEM 224 CHEM 424L Instrumental Analysis Laboratory I (1): Emphasizes laboratory use of UV and visible spectroscopic instruments (see CHEM 424) for optical analysis of chemical systems. One three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: CHEM 424 (can be concurrently enrolled) CHEM 425 Instrumental Analysis II (3): Basic theory of instrument design and operational parameter optimization of chemical instrumentation. Application of modern FT/ IR, NMR, and GC/MS methods of spectroscopic and spectrometric analyses. Includes computer applications to chemical analysis. Prerequisite: CHEM 224 CHEM 425L Instrumental Analysis Laboratory II (1): Emphasizes laboratory use of FT/IR, NMR, and GC/MS methods of analysis in chemical systems. One three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: CHEM 425 (can be concurrently enrolled) CHEM 426 Instrumental Analysis III (3): Basic theory of instrument design and operational parameter optimization of chemical instrumentation. Application to electrochemical methods involving potentiometry, coulometry, amperometry, and voltammetry. Includes computer applications to chemical analysis. Prerequisite: CHEM 224 122 CHEM 426L Instrumental Analysis Laboratory III (1): Emphasizes laboratory use of electrochemical instrumentation (see CHEM 426) for electrical analysis of chemical systems and use of laboratory computers for data acquisition, information processing and ­presentation of results. One three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: CHEM 426 (can be concurrently enrolled) CHEM 470 Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry (4): Introduction to drugs with an emphasis on action, structure, discovery, activity, and synthesis. Includes looking at several case studies of drugs currently in use. Four class periods per week. Prerequisite: CHEM 492 CHEM 475 Topics in Organic Chemistry (4): Varied content from quarter to quarter related to theory and application of organic chemistry with specific areas listed in the class schedule. Four class periods per week. May be repeated with new content for additional credit. Prerequisite: CHEM 273 CHEM 485 Topics in Biochemistry (2-4): Varied content from quarter to quarter on theory and applications of biochemistry, with specific areas listed in the class schedule. Prerequisite: CHEM 492 CHEM 491 Biochemistry I (3): Basic concepts of biomolecules, including: buffers, amino acids, protein structure and dynamics, sugars and polysaccharides, lipids and membranes, enzymes and enzyme kinetics. Prerequisite: CHEM 273 CHEM 491L Biochemistry I Laboratory (1): Techniques of modern experimental biochemistry including: characterization of amino acids; sequencing of peptides; protein isolation, purification and characterization; protein- ligand binding interactions; polarimetric analysis of sugars; isolation of lipids; and enzyme kinetics. Prerequisites: CHEM 224 & 491 (can be concurrently enrolled) CHEM 492 Biochemistry II (3): Molecular structure and function of biomolecules, including: carbohydrate metabolism and glycolysis; citric acid cycle; gluconeogenesis; glyoxylate pathway; pentose phosphate pathway; cytochrome system and oxidative phosphorylation; photosynthesis; and lipid, amino acid, and nucleotide metabolism. Prerequisite: CHEM 491 CHEM 492L Biochemistry II Laboratory (1): Techniques of modern experimental biochemistry including: isolation, purification and characterization of enzymes by techniques including affinity chromatography, electrophoresis, HPLC, photosynthesis, subcellular fractionation and enzymatic analysis. Prerequisites: CHEM 491L & 492 (can be concurrently enrolled) La Sierra University Undergraduate Bulletin