Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Advanced Protein Chemistry GDM 557 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MUSTAFA ÖZTÜRK
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MUSTAFA ÖZTÜRK,
Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

Understading the structural properties of amino acids and the physical properties of proteins due to their amino acid composition, changes in protein structure with environment (e.g. ionic strength, pH), and providing knowledge on the detection and isolation of proteins 

Course Content

Amino acids: Structure and properties

The Peptide Bond, Secondary structures

Non-covalent interactions, Protein folding, Tertiary and quaternary structures

Protein Denaturation, Denaturing agents

Protein determination, Amino acid analysis

Size and molecular weight determination, Amino acid sequencing, Peptide synthesis

Chemical modification

Hydrodynamic properties

Optical properties


# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Understands the structural properties of amino acids Lecture, Homework,
2 Comprehends the physical properties in the creation of secondary structures Lecture, Homework,
3 Comprehends the protein-environment relationship in the formation of tertiary and quarternary structures Lecture, Homework,
4 Learns basic principles on quantification and separation of proteins Lecture, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Amino acids: Structure and properties
3 The Peptide Bond, Secondary structures
4 Non-covalent interactions
5 Protein folding, Tertiary and quaternary structures
6 Protein Denaturation, Denaturing agents
8 Protein determination, Amino acid analysis
9 Size and molecular weight determination
10 Amino acid sequencing, Peptide synthesis
11 Chemical modification
12 Hydrodynamic properties
13 Optical properties
14 Solubility
Course Notes
Course Resources

Proteins, Structures and Molecular Properties (T.E. Crighton, W.H. Freemen & Co. Publishers, 1996).

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 In addition to expanding and making deeper the knowledge established on high school education in a same or different area, to be able to reach knowledge, evaluate and interpret it to be able to do practice. X
2 By utilizing incomplete or limited data in his or her study area, to be able to expand the knowledge by scientific methods and use them in scientific, social and ethical responsibility.
3 To be able to define a problem, propose a solution method, solve it, evaluate the results and apply if it is necessary in his or her area.
4 To be able to transfer systematically the current developments, his or her studies to the other people as written, orally and visually.
5 To be able to develop new strategic approach and produce solutions by taking responsibility in unexpected and complicated situations in his or her area of practice. X
6 To be able to have oral or written communication ability in one of well know foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level B2).
7 To have knowledge about software and hardware about computers and be able to use and improve data processing and communication abilities.
8 To be able to watch scientific, social, and ethical values and teach and control them in the step of data collection, evaluation and announcement of them. X
9 The qualifications gaining for values of scientific and ethical in stages of data collection, interpretation, dissemination and in all professional activities,
10 To create awareness about new and emerging applications of the profession; when the necessary gain skills to investigate and learn
11 To understand the social and environmental aspects of engineering practice, gain skills to adapt to the social environment
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 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
Assignment 3 15 45
Final examination 1 15 15
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Total Workload 140
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.6
dersAKTSKredisi 6