Syllabus academic year 2008/2009
(Created 2008-07-17.)

Higher education credits: 5. Grading scale: TH. Level: G1 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. KOKA05 overlap following cours/es: TEK285 och TEK285. Compulsory for: N1. Course coordinator: Dr Karl-Erik Bergquist,, Bioorganisk kemi. Recommended prerequisits: KOKA01 General and Inorganic Chemistry. Assessment: Written examination. Home page:

The course contains the fundamentals of organic chemistry and biomolecular structure.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

The structure and reactivity of organic compounds with emphasis on an understanding of properties such as solubility, acid-base properties and reactivity. Some fundamental reaction mechanisms, in particular those of relevance for metabolic processes and polymer synthesis. The most common experimental techniques evaluation of risk factors at laboratory work.

MacMurry, J., Simanek, E.: Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry, Brooks/Cole, 6:th edition (or later) 2006. ISBN: 0 495 01203 3.