Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Biosynthesis Of Natural Products KIM 641 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses <p>It is suggested that students should take Biochemistry I and Biochemistry II courses</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>-</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. KUDRET YILDIRIM
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. KUDRET YILDIRIM,
Course Assistants

Research assistants in Biochemistry division

Course Category
Course Objective

To let students learn the biosynthesis of natural products.

Course Content

The main groups and biosynthesis of natural products

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
2 Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing,
3 Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing,
4 Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing,
5 Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing,
6 Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Primary and secondary metabolites [1] 1-15
2 The elucidation of biosynthetic pathways [1] 16-30
3 Fatty acids and their derivatives [1] 31-70
4 Fatty acids and their derivatives [1] 31-70
5 The biosynthesis of polyketides [1] 71-90
6 The biosynthesis of polyketides [1] 71-90
7 Isoprenoids [1] 91-110
8 Isoprenoids [1] 91-110
9 MIDTERM EXAMINATION
10 Shikimic acid pathway and related compounds [1] 111-170
11 Shikimic acid pathway and related compounds [1] 111-170
12 Shikimic acid pathway and related compounds [1] 111-170
13 Alkaloids [1] 171-220
14 Alkaloids [1] 171-220
Resources
Course Notes <p>[1] Yıldırım K., Doğal &Uuml;r&uuml;nlerin Biyosentezi Ders Notları, 2008, Sakarya.</p>
Course Resources

[2] Mann, J., Chemical Aspects of Biosynthesis, Oxford University Press, USA, 1994.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 In addition to expanding and making deeper the knowledge established on undergraduate education in a same or different area, reaches the knowledge by doing research and also improves his or her knowledge to the expertise level by doing evaluation and practice. X
1 In addition to expanding and making deeper the knowledge established on undergraduate education in a same or different area, reaches the knowledge by doing research and also improves his or her knowledge to the expertise level by doing evaluation and practice. X
2 Utilizing incomplete or limited data in his or her study area expands the knowledge by experimental methods and use those obtained knowledge by scientific, social and ethical responsibility. X
2 Utilizing incomplete or limited data in his or her study area expands the knowledge by experimental methods and use those obtained knowledge by scientific, social and ethical responsibility. X
3 Constructs a problem independently and solves the problem by proposing an experimental solution method and applies to the advance level research by evaluating the results. X
3 Constructs a problem independently and solves the problem by proposing an experimental solution method and applies to the advance level research by evaluating the results. X
4 Transfers systematically the current developments and his or her advance level studies to the other related or nonrelated groups as written, orally and visually.
4 Transfers systematically the current developments and his or her advance level studies to the other related or nonrelated groups as written, orally and visually.
5 Develops new strategic approach and produces solutions by taking responsibility in unexpected and complicated situations in his or her area of practice.
5 Develops new strategic approach and produces solutions by taking responsibility in unexpected and complicated situations in his or her area of practice.
6 Develops advance strategic, political and practice plans and evaluates the obtained results within the framework of quality process in his or her study area. X
6 Develops advance strategic, political and practice plans and evaluates the obtained results within the framework of quality process in his or her study area. X
7 - Has advance level oral or written communication ability in one of well known foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level B1).
7 - Has advance level oral or written communication ability in one of well known foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level B1).
8 Has knowledge for software and hardware about computers, uses information and communication technologies.
8 Has knowledge for software and hardware about computers, uses information and communication technologies.
9 Protecting scientific, social, and ethical values, teaches and controls these values in the steps of collection, evaluation and announcement of data in the international arena. X
9 Protecting scientific, social, and ethical values, teaches and controls these values in the steps of collection, evaluation and announcement of data in the international arena. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 10 10
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 151
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.04
dersAKTSKredisi 6