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School of Chemical Sciences

Course details: CHEM230 Molecules for Life: Synthesis and Reactivity

Description: Students will build on their repertoire of fundamental reaction types that previously have been encountered, with the introduction of new reactions and their application to more complex molecules of biological and medicinal importance. The laboratory course is an integral component of the course that emphasises preparative chemistry and the use of modern spectroscopic methods for structure determination.

Semester: Second Semester
Coordinator: A/Prof Brent Copp
Phone: + 64 9 3737599 ext 88284
Room: 301-729B
Laboratory: 6 laboratories (6 x 3 hours)
Prerequisite: Either CHEM 110 and CHEM 120, or B- in CHEM 110 or 120.
Assessment: Final exam 50%; test 20%; laboratories 30%