Enzymology

Course Information
TitleΕΝΖΥΜΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Enzymology
CodeΥΧΟ431
FacultySciences
SchoolChemistry
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID40001014

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Class ID
600170824
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Knowledge of Biochemistry
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will understand how one can study in vitro an enzymatic reaction and by what parameters might be affected in the cell during biological processes.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work in teams
Course Content (Syllabus)
Νomenclature and Classification of Enzymes: Structure and role of enzymes-Criteria of enzymatic reactions – Quantitative determination of enzymes-Selection of method for detection of enzymatic activity-Sources of enzymes-Methods of extraction and purification of enzymes-Mechanisms of enzymatic reactions-Reactions of oxidoreduction- Reactions of groups transfer-Hydrolytic and non hydrolytic reactions-Synthetic reactions-Kinetics of enzymatic reactions-Constants of Michaelis Menten rections-Factors affecting enzymatic reactions-Enzymatic reactions with many substrates-Active site of enzymes-Enzymes Inhibitors-Activators-Allosteric phenomenon and biological significance-Stereoselectivity of enzymes-Enzymes activity and post-translational modification of enzymes- Regulation of enzymes biosynthesis in bacteria and animal cells. Enzymes activity in non-conventional media
Keywords
enzymes, enzymatic reactions, kinetics, allosteric phenomena
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Laboratory Work
Total
Student Assessment
Description
Written examination at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1α. Ενζυμολογία: Ι.Γ. Γεωργάτσος- Τ.Α. Γιουψάνης- Δ.Α. Κυριακίδης (Εκδόσεις: Ζήτη), Θεσσαλονίκη, 2001. 1β. Εργαστηριακές Ασκήσεις Ενζυμολογίας: (Εκδόσεις: Ζήτη), Θεσσαλονίκη,. 2. Ενζυμολογία: Ι. Κλώνης (Γεωπονικό Παν/μιο Αθηνών-Εκδόσεις: Κρήτης, Αθήνα: ΄Εμβρυο, 2007.
Additional bibliography for study
Μηχανική Βιοδιεργασιών-Βασικές έννοιες: Michael L. Shuler/Fikret Kargi. Παν/κές Εκδόσεις ΕΜΠ, Αθήνα 2005.
Last Update
14-10-2015