Advanced module II: "Enzyme catalysis and biological chemistry" (12 C, 20 WLH) [M.Bio.128]

Learning outcome/Core skills: Students prove their ability to perform specific biochemical, enzyme cinetical, spectroscopic, thermodynamic and synthetic techniques independently and their ability to record, interpret and present their experimental results in written form.
Acquisation of profound knowledge about current emzymebiological and bio(in)organic problems. Handling of state of the art equipment, critical dealing with current enzyme biology/chemistry topics, detailed analysis of experiments and their presentation.
Independent acquisation of professional knowledge from publications.

Examination requirements

  • detailled knowledge of analytical methods in chromatographic, cinetic, thermodynamic, spectroscopic and synthetic methods
  • ability to utilize these methods in order to answer scientific questions
  • knowledge about the research topics in the department

Lab course, 7 weeks (20 WLH)

Examination: oral examination (ca. 30 minutes)
Prerequisite for examination: testified protocol in form of a scientific presentation ("paper")

Selection options

Admission requirements
Core module M.Bio.108 "Enzyme catalysis and biological chemistry"

Recommended previous knowledge

Number of repeat examinations permitted

Course frequency
each semester

1 semester


Maximum number of students

360 h (280/80 h, Attendance time/Self-study time)

Person responsible for module
Prof. Dr. Kai Tittmann