Research Group Deponte

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News:

Die Veranstaltung "Vergleichende Biochemie" beginnt am Mittwoch den 27.10. um 8:45 Uhr im Hörsaal 46-280. Die Vorlesungen am Montag beginnen aufgrund der erfreulich hohen Teilnehmerzahl um 11:45 Uhr im Hörsaal 13-222.

Die Veranstaltung "Enzymology" beginnt am Dienstag den 2.11. um 9:00 Uhr im Raum 54-582.

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Lectures & Seminars

Protein biochemistry (German)

Lecturer: M. Deponte

Course: See here

Term: Summer semester

 

Venue & Time:

HS 52-207 / Mon 845 - 930 

HS 52-204 / Tue 900 - 1030

 

Content:

  • Advanced amino acid metabolism (rep. proteinogenic amino acids, enzyme mechanisms, connections with carbon metabolism, mediators/hormons/neurotransmitters, nitrogen excretion)
  • Protein structure (rep. primary to quaternary structure, folding problem, structure-function relationships)
  • Intracellular protein turnover (synthesis, folding, sorting, secondary modifications, degradation)
  • Protein production and purification (methods in research & industry)

 

OpenOlat Material: See here

Mol. parasitology / Microbial biochem. II (Engl.)

Lecturer: M. Deponte

Course: See here

Term: Summer semester

 

Venue & Time:

To be announced 

 

Content:

  • Overview and phylogeny of parasitic protists
  • Special cell organelles and metabolic pathways
  • Molecular parasitology
  • Drug development (screening vs. rational drug design, target identification)
  • Resistance mechanisms

 

OpenOlat Material: See here

Comparative biochemistry (German)

Lecturer: M. Deponte

Course: See here

Term: Winter semester

 

Venue & Time:

HS 13-222 / Mon 1145 - 1315 

HS 46-280 / Wed 845 - 930

 

Content:

  • Introduction (organismic diversity, metabolic compartmentalization)
  • Comparison of metabolic pathways (examples of analogous & differing reactions, purine and pyrimidine metabolism)
  • Model systems and applications (eukaryotic and prokaryotic model systems, molecular tools)
  • Comparison of pro- and eukaryotes (energy metabolism, information systems, growth and reproduction, optional: defence & immune systems or motility)

 

OpenOlat Material: See here

Enzymology (Engl.)

Lecturer: M. Deponte

Course: See here

Term: Winter semester

 

Venue & Time:

Room 54-582 / Tue 900 - 1045 

 

Content:

  • Enzyme classification
  • Principles of enzyme catalysis
  • Steady-state and pre-steady state kinetics
  • Reversible and irreversible reactions
  • Enzyme inhibitors
  • Allostery and cooperativity
  • Data analysis and evaluation
  • Selected enzyme mechanisms and examples

 

OpenOlat Material: See here

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