Lectures

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Wednesday, 13:50-15:00
Friday, 14:20-15:30
Szent-Györgyi Albert Lecture Hall
EOK-Builing 
Semmelweis UniversityBudapest IX., Tűzoltó utca 37-47 H-1094

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Schedule of lectures

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Week

Date

Topic of lectures

Lecturer: Prof. Mária Sasvári

1

09:11

Introduction to Medical Chemistry. The chemical equilibrium.

 

09:13

Definition of pH and pOH, pH scale. pH of strong electrolytes

2

09:18

Acid-base theories. Acidic and basic ionization Constants (pKa and pKb), conductance of strong and weak electrolytes. pH of weak acids and bases.

 

09:20

Acid-base indicators. Ionization of polyprotic acids. Anionic and cationic hydrolysis. Calculation of pH of salts.

3

09:25

Buffers. Calculation of the pH of buffer solutions. The Henderson-Hasselbach equation. Buffer capacity.

 

09:27

The most important physiological buffer systems. The bicarbonate/carbonic acid system.

4

10:02

Conditions for precipitation of salt solutions. Solubility rules.

Lecturer: Dr. Nándor Müllner

 

10:04

Solutions. Gas mixtures. Henry,s law, Bunsen coefficient. Decompression sickness. Solubility of CO2 in blood serum.

5

10:09

Enthalpy change of the solution process and its relation to the solubility. Raoult's law. Laws of dilute solutions.

Lecturer: Dr. László Csanády

 

10:11

Chemical thermodynamics. First law of thermodynamics in chemistry. Enthalpy change of physical processes. Determination of reaction heat from combustion heat data. Bond energy.

6

10:16

Second law of thermodynamics in chemistry. Entropy content and entropy change. Gibbs free energy (or free enthalpy). Third law of thermodynamics. Free enthalpy changes in biochemistry and in redox reactions.

Lecturer: Dr. András Hrabák

 

10:18

Basics of chemical kinetics. Equilibrium constant. The thermodynamical and kinetic control of reactions.

7

10:25

Catalysis. Activation energy. Arrhenius equation. Enzymes as catalysts.

8

10:30

Complex ions and coordination compounds. Central ions and ligands. IUPAC nomenclature of coordination complexes. Stability exponent. Some biomedically important coordination complexes and chelating ligands.

 

 

Lecturer: Prof. Mária Sasvári

9

11:06

Electrochemistry. Electrode potential, cation and anion electrodes. The hydrogen electrode. The electromotive force of voltaic (galvanic) cells.

 

11:08

The electromotive force and the Gibbs free energy change of a reaction. The Nernst equation.

10

11:13

Concentration cells. Direction of a redox reaction. Non-polarizable electrodes.

Lecturer: Dr. Pál Bauer

 

11:15

Organic chemistry. Introduction, general structure of organic compounds. Isomerism, constitution, configuration, conformation.

11

11:20

Stereochemistry, geometric isomerism, chirality, prochirality.

 

11:22

The most important groups of organic compounds. Alkanes, structures, reactions. Halogenated organic compounds.

12

11:27

Alkenes, their structures, properties, reactions.

 

11:29

Aromatic compounds. Aromatic properties. Reactions of the aromatic ring.

Lecturer: Dr. Attila Ambrus

13

12:04

Organic hydroxyl compounds. Classification, structures, reactions. Formation of ethers, esters.

 

12:06

Aldehydes, ketones. Reactions, nucleophilic addition.

14

12:11

Organic acids, classification, their properties, reactions.

 

12:13

Organic compounds containing nitrogen; amines, amides. Structures, reactions. Organic compounds containing sulphur. Classification, structures, reactions.

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