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Macrocyclic and Bio-inorganic Chemistry

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
15
ECTS points
7.5
Level
Level 6
Module lead
Gillian Reid
Academic year
2021-22

Module overview

This module explores some of the distinguishing features of metal ion complexes bearing macrocyclic ligands and some of the key structural and functional roles of metal ions in biology and medicine. The module serves as an introduction to these important topics at a research level, highlighting the importance of the ligand environment in determining the reaction chemistry and applications of the metal complexes, through a combination of descriptive and problem based approaches.

Linked modules

Pre-requisite: CHEM2026 and CHEM2032

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