CHEMISTRY

Degree course: 
Corso di Long single cycle degree (6 years) in School of Dentistry
Academyc year when starting the degree: 
2016/2017
Year: 
1
Academyc year when helding the course: 
2016/2017
Course type: 
Basic compulsory subjects
Credits: 
6
Period: 
First Semester
Standard lectures hours: 
36
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (36 hours)
Requirements: 

No requirements are needed

Final Examination: 
Orale
Assessment: 
Voto Finale

Objectives and expected learning outcomes

Knowledge of fundamental chemical laws and their application in different biological processes. Knowledge of the structure and function of the main classes of biomolecules.

Students should be able to describe the main structural properties and reactivity of the main classes of biomolecules.

Content and course program

General and Inorganic Chemistry

Atomic structure and outline on radioactivity.
chemical bonds.
States of aggregation of matter and their properties.
Elements of thermodynamics and chemical kinetics.
chemical equilibrium
Acids and bases
electrochemistry

Organic Chemistry

Carbon chemistry, hybridization of the orbitals.
Description and main reactions of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, aromatic compounds, alcohols, thiol, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, alkyl halides, carboxylic acids, esters, anhydrides, amides and amines. Stereochemistry. Carbohydrates. Lipids. Amino acids and protein structure. Nucleotides.

Type of educational activities
Lectures

Bibliography

Chemistry and biochemistry - Bettelheim et al. - EdiSES

Assessment methods
The oral exam covers questions relating to the program of the teachings of C.I. to define the knowledge and understanding (25%), the ability to apply knowledge and understanding (25%), their independent judgment (15%), communication skills (15%) and the ability to learn (20% ); One final grade for C.I.

Professors