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School of Chemical Sciences

Course details: CHEM 730 Modern Methods for the Synthesis of Bioactive Molecules

Description: The use of modern methods for the construction of complex molecules with an emphasis on carbon-carbon bond formation and control of stereochemistry, principles and practice of synthesis design based on retrosynthetic analysis. Each student will present and discuss a recent synthesis of a complex bioactive organic compound.

Semester: First Semester
Coordinator: Dr Daniel Furkert
Phone: + 64 9 3737599 ext 87478
Prerequisite: No formal prerequisites, but knowledge of organic chemistry at the level covered in CHEM 330 will be assumed.