Felix Flachsmann: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2023

Name Dr. Felix Flachsmann
Givaudan Schweiz AG
Kemptpark 50
8310 Kemptthal
DepartmentChemistry and Applied Biosciences

529-0077-00LBiosynthesis of Fragrant and Medicinal Natural Products3 credits2GF. Flachsmann
AbstractNatural products from a biosynthetic perspective. You will learn how living cells make terpenoids, fatty acids, polyketides and alkaloids, exemplified with fragrant molecules and pharmaceutically active natural products (with many examples to smell). The course requires a solid background in synthetic organic chemistry and includes regular exercises.
ObjectiveAt the end of the course, you will be able to formulate educated biogenetic hypotheses on any natural product.
ContentTerpenes – Saturated and unsaturated fatty acids and derived products – Polyketides – Shikimates – Alkaloids.
Lecture notesP. Dewick, Medicinal Natural Products, 3rd edition, und PDF Handouts des Dozenten.