Spring 2010
Bioinorganic Chemistry
TR 8:00 am

207 BRL


Professor Charles G. Riordan
LDL 211
Office Hours - MF 9:00 - 10:00 am
or by appointment



Class Schedule


Background reading

Group Project Website Links


Course Description

Overview of our current understanding of the role of metal ions in the structure and function of proteins, enzymes and nucleic acids.  Emphasis will be placed on the synergism between biochemical and synthetic model studies with examples provided by the current literature.  Students will be exposed to contemporary topics at the interface of biochemistry, inorganic chemistry and biophysics. 

Useful Protein Structure Sites

Search the Protein Databank directly or 
via Molecules R Us

Journal Websites and Search Engines

 (accessible to the UD community only)

ISI Web of Science

ACS Journals

RSC Journals






Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry


Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Last updated: April 30, 2010