Chemistry of Natural Products

Course Information
TitleΧημεία Φυσικών Προϊόντων / Chemistry of Natural Products
CodeM1E26
FacultySciences
SchoolChemistry
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600015672

Programme of Study: Synthetic Chemistry, Biochemistry and Applications

Registered students: 7
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
"Anórganes Enṓseis, Yliká kai Efarmogés"Elective Courses2110
"Organikī Sýnthesī kai Efarmogés"Elective Courses2110
"Viochīmeía"Elective Courses2110

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600184177
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Good knowledge of basic organic chemistry
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the classes, the students will have the ability to do retrosynthetic analysis of natural products. Also, they will know a wide range of organic reaction that are used for the total synthesis of natural products.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
-Biosynthesis of natural products -Acetic acid biosynthetic pathway -Total syntheses of lipids, prastaglandins, polyunsaturated natural products -Total syntheses of polyketides, macrolides -Shikimic acid biosynthetic pathway -Total syntheses of aromatics -Mevalonate biosynthetic pathway -Total syntheses of terpenes -Mixed biosynthetic pathway of alkaloids -Total syntheses of alkaloids -Biosynthesis of sugars -Total syntheses of sugars
Keywords
total synthesis, retrosynthesis, biomimetic synthesis
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Description
Usage of PCs for power point presentations, internet data, video projections etc
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures56
Reading Assigment144
Written assigments50
Total250
Student Assessment
Description
Α retrosynthesis project, Power point presentation.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
Classics in Total Synthesis (1-3) KC Nicolaou Σημειώσεις μαθήματος, Διαφάνειες
Last Update
30-03-2020