UCI Chem 128 Introduction to Chemical Biology (Winter 2013)
Lec 02. Introduction to Chemical Biology –Common Tools in Chemical Biology
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Instructor: Gregory Weiss, Ph.D.
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Description: Introduction to the basic principles of chemical biology: structures and reactivity; chemical mechanisms of enzyme catalysis; chemistry of signaling, biosynthesis, and metabolic pathways.
Introduction to Chemical Biology (Chem 128) is part of OpenChem:
This video is part of a 18-lecture undergraduate-level course titled “Introduction to Chemical Biology” taught at UC Irvine by Professor Gregory Weiss.
Recorded on January 10, 2013.
Index of Topics:
0:03:11 Our Story Thus Far: Principles to Organize Biology
0:18:39 Modular Architecture Allows Combinatorial Synthesis
0:30:40 Common Tools in Chemical Biology
0:47:04 Fluorophores Allow Visualization of Molecules Inside the Cell
0:52:24 Assays to Detect Molecules in Solution and Cells
0:58:41 Viruses for Gene Delivery
1:02:18 Phage-Displayed Protein Libraries
1:04:55 Vast Libraries of DNA and RNA
1:07:09 Small Molecules Provide Control over Cell Processes
1:10:26 MOdel Organisms for Biology and Chemistry
1:13:41 Bacteria Used to Define DNA as Responsible for Transferring Heredity
1:15:32 Fruit Fly (Drosophilia)
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