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270095 VO Enzymes - Mechanisms and their Application (2020W)

1.50 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 27 - Chemie


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 50 participants
Language: German

Examination dates



The lecture will be held in the first half of the winter term (each Thursday morning from 1.10.2020 to 19.11.2020, 9:00-10:30h). According to the present regulation of the University of Vienna, the course will be done online (platform and exact time: tba)


Aims, contents and method of the course

The lecture "Enzyme - Mechanismen und Anwendung" will give an overview on the classification, application and investigation of enzymes. After a short introduction on the basic principles of enzyme catalysis and the different catagories od enzymes, their use in organic synthesis will be discussed. This will be followed by methods to elucidate enzyme mechanisms based on current research projects.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written final exam, exam dates for winter term: written moodle exams always between 10 and 11 am on the following dates: 26.11.2020, 14.1.2021, 25.2.2021 and 22.4.2021

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

grading key, maximum 40 points: 40-36 = very good (1); 35-31 =good (2), 30-25 = satisfactory (3), 24-20 = sufficient (4), 19-0 = deficient (5).

Examination topics

Course material

Reading list

Association in the course directory

BC-4, OC-3, OC-1, CHE II-4, UF MA CH 02f

Last modified: Tu 24.11.2020 10:49