• Course Code: CHEM234
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3Cr.:3Lec)
  • Course Type: Biomedical Engineering Program Core (BEPC)

Course Description

The course provides the necessary background in organic chemistry in the context of living cells. Nomenclature of chemical compounds, chemical bonding and structure, conformations and stereochemistry, organic reactivity and catalysis, organic acids and bases. Nucleophilic substitution, phosphoryl transfer, nucleophilic carbonyl addition, acyl substitution, electrophilic, oxidation, reduction and radical reactions.