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Bioinorganic Chemistry

21131a, Master's program, 2 SWS


Thursdays 8:15 - 9:45 A.M.


AC seminar room, Fabeckstr. 34/36

Registration and course materials

Campus Management

Learning Management System "Blackboard"


Learning goals

principles of bioinorganic chemistry, methods to study metals in biological systems, metal ion homeostasis, photosynthesis, examples of important metalloenzymes, metals in medicine


Recommended textbooks

· Bioanorganische Chemie

W. Kaim, B. Schwederski

4th ed. 2005, Vieweg+Teubner, ISBN 978-3-519-33505-4

· Principles of Bioinorganic Chemistry

S. J. Lippard, J. M. Berg

1st ed. 1994, University Science Books, ISBN 978-0-935702-72-9

· Biological Inorganic Chemistry

R. R. Crichton

3rd ed. 2018, Academic Press, ISBN 978-0-128117415


Further reading

· Bioinorganic Chemistry: A Survey

E. Ochiai

1st ed. 2008, Elsevier, ISBN 978-0-12-088756-9

· Inorganic Biochemistry: An Introduction

J. A. Cowan

2nd ed. 1997, Wiley-VCH, ISBN 978-0-47-118895-7

· Bioinorganic Chemistry: A Short Course

R. M. Roat-Malone

2nd ed. 2007, Wiley-Interscience, ISBN 978-0-47-176113-6

· Concepts and Models in Bioinorganic Chemistry

Ed. by H.-B. Kraatz, N. Metzler-Nolte

1st ed. 2006, Wiley-VCH, ISBN 978-3-527-31305-1