Antibiotics and antibiotic targets

BCH350H

This course will cover the action of the biochemical targets of the existing antibiotics (nucleotide-, RNA-, DNA-, protein- and cell wall synthesis, the manner in which these pathways are inhibited in antimicrobial therapy and the biochemical basis of antibiotic resistance. The biochemistry and origin of natrually occurring and synthetic antibiotics will be introduced. (Enrolment limited.)

Course Next Offered

January 2017

Course Time and Location

Mondays, 10am-12pm, Wednesdays 11am-12pm

Prerequisites

BCH242Y1/(BCH210H1, BCH311H1)

Enrollment Limit

Yes — 40

RESTRICTED TO 3RD AND 4TH YEAR STUDENTS IN THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS:

SP BIOCHEMISTRY, SP MOLEC GENETICS & MICROBIOL, SP PHARM & TOXICOLOGY, SP BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY

Coordinator

Justin Nodwell

Justin Nodwell

Medical Sciences Building
1 King's College Circle
416 978 6892
chair.biochemistry@utoronto.ca

Last Updated 2 May 2016