Discussion of the biochemistry of the nervous system covering the synthesis, distribution, mechanism of function and degradation of compounds involved in neural function (including neurotransmitters, neurohormones, brain sphingolipids, steroids and prostaglandins). Mental disease with a known biochemical basis and the rationale for drug therapy are described.
Credit 3 hrs Normal (A-F) May not be repeated for additional credit
Course Rotation: Fall
Prerequisites -CHEM 351 or CHEM 451 Other Restrictions - Restriction by Major - Restriction by Class - Junior, Senior, or Second Bachelor standing
Keywords:chemistry Equivalent Courses: CHEM 555 Updates: New Course 9/2015, effective Fall 2016