Prof. Sarah O’Connor
5.451 is a half-semester introduction to natural product biosynthetic pathways. The course covers the assembly of complex polyketide, peptide, terpene and alkaloid structures. Discussion topics include chemical and biochemical strategies used to elucidate natural product pathways.
O’Connor, Sarah. 5.451 Chemistry of Biomolecules I, Fall 2005. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/chemistry/5-451-chemistry-of-biomolecules-i-fall-2005 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA