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CHEM 416: Mechanisms of Drug Action

Term: Spring Fall

Credits: 4

Degree Requirements:

A study of chemicals that produce change in function of biological systems and the mechanisms by which these chemicals act. The course focuses on the main classes of drugs as well as some of the more popular contemporary drugs and how they affect their target biological systems. Applicable pharmacology-related literature is also emphasized to give students exposure to the types of techniques used in drug research.

Prerequisites: Organic Chemistry II with Lab Analytical Chemistry with Lab Biology I Biology I Lab Biology II Biology II Lab,