NOC:Bioinorganic Chemistry


Lecture 1 - General Introduction and Prospects


Lecture 2 - Metals in Biology: Nature's Selection of Elements in Life


Lecture 3 - Metals in Biology: Control, Use and Enzymatic Action


Lecture 4 - Metals in Biology: Choice of Redox Active Metal Ions


Lecture 5 - Metals in Biology: Importance of Cobalt in Coenzyme-B12


Lecture 6 - Design Principles Used in Chemical Biology: Some Noteworthy Examples!


Lecture 7 - Design Principles Used in Chemical Biology: Role of Proteins in Controlling Reactivity!


Lecture 8 - Design Principles Used in Chemical Biology: Blue-Copper Proteins


Lecture 9 - Design Principles Used in Chemical Biology: Fixation of Nitrogen from Air


Lecture 10 - Life with Oxygen: Molecular and Chemical Properties of O2


Lecture 11 - Life with Oxygen: Cytochrome c oxidase


Lecture 12 - Life with Oxygen: Superoxide Dismutase Activity


Lecture 13 - Life with Oxygen: Catalase and Peroxidase Activities


Lecture 14 - Life with Oxygen: Oxygenase Activity


Lecture 15 - Life with Oxygen: O2-Carrying Proteins Hemocyanin and Hemerythrin


Lecture 16 - Life with Oxygen: O2-Carrying Proteins Hemoglobin and Myoglobin


Lecture 17 - Life with Oxygen: Reversible O2-binding and Transport


Lecture 18 - Life with Oxygen: Heme Oxygenase Activity


Lecture 19 - Metals in Medicine: Introduction to Medicinal Inorganic Chemistry


Lecture 20 - Metals in Medicine: Platinum-based Anti-Cancer Drugs