CHEM 260. Protein Biochemistry. Provides a comprehensive review of proteins, with emphasis on protein structure and structure/function relationships. Topics include methods for structure determination, stability and folding, catalysis and denovo protein design. Topical examples from the literature, particularly those related to disease states, are used to illustrate fundamental principles of protein structure and function. Prerequisite: One semester of biochemistry. Graded: Graded Student. Units: 3.0