|Name||Structure of Organic Compounds and their Biological Activity|
|Status||Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice; Courses of Free Choice|
|Level and type||Post-graduate Studies, Academic|
|Field of study||Chemistry and Chemical Technology|
|Faculty||Department of Chemical Technology of Biologically Active Compounds|
|Academic staff||Māra Jure|
|Credit points||2.0 (3.0 ECTS)|
Classification of chemical compounds according types of activity. Types of pharmacological activity. Biologically active compounds applied in other fields than pharmacology (pesticides, food additives, dopings etc.). Automated classification systems of chemical compounds. Automated systems for structure-logical analysis..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
|To strengthen and extend knowledge about the evaluation of the effectiveness of medical drugs and about methods leading to the improvement of their pharmacological properties.|
The student has obtained knowledge about the basic principals and relationships which are needed for the creation of effective drugs according to GLP rules. - During the test student has to demonstrate the knowledge about the mechanisms of action of medical substances on molecular level, the relationship between their structure and pharmacological properties.
|Course prerequisites||ĶOĶ222 Organic chemistry (special course)|