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300030 UE Chemical laboratory course for biologists (2021W)

5.00 ECTS (4.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work


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


max. 160 participants
Language: German



1.10.2021 13:00 Briefing for students online
1.10.2021 through 3.10.2021 Survey for assignment into groups via moodle
16.12.2021 13:00 written mid-term exam via moodle.
27.1.2022 final exam via moodle. (time will be agreed on during briefing)

Groups and dates for practical work:
Gr Dates
1 11.10./12.10./13.10.
2 14.10./15.10./18.10.
3 19.10./20.10./21.10.
4 27.10./28.10./29.10.
5 3.11./4.11./5.11.
6 8.11./9.11./10.11.
7 11.11./12.11./15.11.
8 16.11./17.11./18.11.
9 19.11./22.11./23.11.
10 24.11./25.11./26.11.
11 29.11./30.11./1.12.
12 2.12./3.12./6.12.
13 7.12./9.12./10.12.
14 13.12./14.12./15.12.
15 10.1./11.1./12.1.
16 13.1./14.1./17.1.
17 18.1./19.1./20.1.
18 21.1./24.1./25.1.


Aims, contents and method of the course

In turn tutorials to the theoretical background and/or the experimental procedures, followed by experiments singly, or in pairs, or in groups. Introduction to the lab bench equipment. Law of mass action. Acids and bases. Volumetric determinations. Buffer systems. Red-Ox reactions. Gas volumetry. Qualitative organic analysis: hetero elements, functional grops. Distillation. Chemistry of natural products: Carbohydrates. Amino acids, peptides and proteins. Chromatography: Thin layer chromatography. Ion exchange. Chemistry of natural products: Isolation of leaf pigments. Chromatography: Column chromatography. Chemistry of natural products: Isolation of fats and of flavoring components from nutmeg.

Assessment and permitted materials

Übungsaufgaben und Ergebnisblätter zu den Beispielen im home office: 6 Punkte
Zwischenprüfung: 8 Punkte
Praktischer Teil mit Ergebnisblättern: 9 Punkte
Gesamtstoffprüfung: 15 Punkte
Platzprüfungen im Übungssaal: -0,5 bis +0,5 Punkte

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Punkte Bewertung
< 18,75 nicht genügend
19 – 23,5 genügend
23,75 – 28,25 befriedigend
28,5 – 33 gut
33,25 – 38 sehr gut

Examination topics

Siehe moodle für nähere Informationen.

Reading list

Skriptum wird über moodle zur Verfügung gestellt.

Association in the course directory

BIO 10

Last modified: Tu 21.09.2021 00:06