Introduction to Chemical Biology 128. Lecture 02. Common Tools in Chemical Biology.



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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