Natural Product Chemistry

Course Information
TitleΧΗΜΕΙΑ ΦΥΣΙΚΩΝ ΠΡΟΪΟΝΤΩΝ / Natural Product Chemistry
CodeΚΝ307
FacultySciences
SchoolChemistry
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40003143

Programme of Study: PPS-Tmīma CΗīmeías (2016-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
THEŌRĪTIKĪ CΗĪMEIA KAI CΗĪMIKĪ EKPAIDEUSĪOptional Courses845
CΗĪMIKĪ ANALYSĪ-PERIVALLON-ĪLEKTROCΗĪMEIAOptional Courses845
CΗĪMIKĪ SYNTHESĪ-VIOCΗĪMEIA KAI VIOEFARMOGESElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)845
CΗĪMIKĪ TECΗNOLOGIA KAI VIOMĪCΗANIKĪ CΗĪMEIAOptional Courses845

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600188709
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
Organic chemistry
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the classes the students will have the ability to recognize important biosynthetic pathways for the synthesis of natural products. What is more, they will learn about important enzymes that help in the development of diversity of natural products and also the basic classes of pharmacological properties that they possess.
General Competences
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Biosynthesis of natural products. Basic concepts of biosynthetic mechanisms. Acetic acid biosynthetic pathway. Shikimic acid pathway. Mevalonate pathway. Mixed biosynthetic routes of alkaloids
Keywords
Biosynthesis, secondary metabolism, key enzymes
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Presentations with the aid of PCs (Power point presentations, interactive tests with the aid of PC, video clips etc)
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures261.0
Reading Assigment833.3
Tutorial130.5
Exams30.1
Total1255
Student Assessment
Description
Students are evaluated with the aid of writting exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Χημεία Φυσικών Προϊόντων-Βαλεντίνη Ιγνατιάδου-Ραγκούση
Additional bibliography for study
Medicinal natural products, the biosynthetic Aproach, 2nd Ed. P. M. Dewick
Last Update
30-03-2020