Module guide

Module LS1600-MLS

Organic Chemistry (OC)


1 Semester
Turnus of offer:

each summer semester
Credit points:

Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Bachelor MLS 2009 (compulsory), life sciences, 2nd semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Organic Chemistry for MLS (practical course, 4 SWS)
  • Organic Chemistry for MLS (exercise, 1 SWS)
  • Organic Chemistry for MLS (lecture, 3 SWS)
  • 180 Hours private studies
  • 120 Hours in-classroom work
Contents of teaching:
  • Lectures:
  • Introduction
  • Alkanes, Cycloalkanes
  • Alkene and Alkynes
  • Aromatic Compounds
  • Stereoisomery
  • Substitution and elimination reactions
  • Alcohols, Phenols and Thiols
  • Ether and Epoxides
  • Aldehydes and ketones
  • Carboxylic acids and derivates
  • Amines and derivates
  • NMR-Spectroscopy and structure analysis
  • Heterocycles
  • Lipids
  • Carbohydrates
  • Amino Acids and Peptides
  • Nucleotides and nucleic acids
  • Exercises:
  • Exercises converning topics from the lectures and the practical course
  • Practical course:
  • 3 D-structure of organic compounds; Mechanismen in chemical reactions
  • Synthesis and analysis
  • Reaction of biological relevant molecules I
  • Reaction of biological relevant molecules II
  • Quantitative analytical destinations of proteins with spectroscopical methods
  • Understanding the basics and the principles of organic chemistry
  • Advanced training of laboratory techniques and safty (GHS). First steps into spectroscopy techniques (NMR, UV/VIS)
  • Handling complex problems: synthesis, purification and analysis of compounds
  • Acquiring tools for professional documentation and presentation of experimental data (lab journal, protocols, oral presentation with qualified feedback, colloquium)
Grading through:
  • written exam
Responsible for this module:
  • PD Dr. phil. nat. Thomas Weimar
  • PD Dr. phil. nat. Thomas Weimar
  • Dr. rer. nat. Rosemarie Pulz
  • Dr. phil. nat. Hannelore Peters
  • Buice, P.Y.: Organische Chemie - Pearson Studium
  • Hart, H., L.E. Craine, D.J. Hart: Organische Chemie - Wiley-VCH
  • Buddrus, J.: Organische Chemie - De Gruyter Verlag
  • offered only in German

Prerequisite for examination is the successful participation in the practical course with certified protocols, presentation and colloquiums is requirment for written examination

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