CHEM-302 Medicinal Chemistry

This course integrates principles from the disciplines of chemistry, biology and pharmacology to study the discovery, design and mechanisms of action of important anticancer, antiviral, antibacterial, cardioprotective and antidepressant drugs. Major emphasis is placed on drug interactions with nucleic acids, enzymes and receptors. Prerequisites: Junior standing and CHEM-222. 4 SH. Offered as lecture only. CC: Interdisciplinary.