Skip to content
printicon
Main menu hidden.

Organic Pharmaceutical Chemistry

  • Number of credits 15 credits

About the course

The course is divided into two sections: a theoretical (11 ECTS) and a practical laboratory section (4 ECTS).
Relationships between molecular properties and three-dimensional structure of organic compounds are discussed. Methods for synthesis of, for example, biologically interesting substances such as pharmacologically active compounds are based on mechanisms of organic reactions. Reaction mechanisms also form the basis for explaining the formation of various products in organic reactions, and for creating strategies that maximize the yield of target compound and minimizes byproducts. The lab section provides training of practical skills in planning, performing and evaluation of experiments. Infrared and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy are employed to resolve the structures of organic molecules.

The course is given in english if foreign students participate.

Application and eligibility

This course contains occasions that are included in a degree programme at Umeå university and applies only to those of you who are admitted to the programme. You will recieve information about application times and what applies to you from your institution.

Contact us

Please be aware that the University is a public authority and that what you write here can be included in an official document. Therefore, be careful if you are writing about sensitive or personal matters in this contact form. If you have such an enquiry, please call us instead. All data will be treated in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation.