Foundations Sept 4th

Reading (to be completed before class!)   

Lehninger
Chp 1: 1.1, Cellular Foundations, 1.2 Chemical Foundations, 1.3 Physical Foundations

Background knowledge: Chirality and Stereochemistry; Functional Groups; Thermodynamics; Coupled Reactions

Terms and Figures to know and understand:
Sect 1.1: Bold terms, Fig 1-11
Sect 1.2: Fig 1-17, Bold terms for configuration and confirmation, Figs 1-21, -22, -23, -24, -25, R-S.
Sect 1.3: Bold terms, equations, Fig 1-29

Example Pre-Assignment: Bring notes taken while reading text and 1 question from the reading to class

In Class Activities

Discussion of Syllabus
Worksheet: Chirality and Stereochemistry; Functional Groups; Thermodynamics; Coupled Reactions (slide show)
Worksheet key

Problems

Lehninger
Chp 1: 7, 8, 11, 12, 14, 15