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Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Bioinorganic Chemistry

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and NPTEL via Swayam

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The field of Bioinorganic Chemistry has grown significantly in recent years and lies at a natural juncture between chemistry, biology, and medicine. This rapidly expanding field probes fascinating questions about the uses of metal ions in nature. This short course will give a brief overview on some selected topics from this highly interdisciplinary subject and will provide some lights on various applications of inorganic molecules on the life-related processes.INTENDED AUDIENCE: Senior UG and PG students of ChemistryPREREQUISITES : Should have good knowledge on coordination chemistry


Week 1 : Bioinorganic chemistry: general introduction and prospects, Metals in biology: Natures selectionWeek 2 : Design principles used in chemical biology: some noteworthy examplesWeek 3 : Life with oxygenWeek 4 : Metals in medicine

Taught by

Prof S. P. Rath


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  • Karthikeyan K

    Karthikeyan K is taking this course right now.

    I should take the course because improve my knowledge and I interested this site of Bio inorganic chemistry . It help ful for the swayam nptel and moochu.

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