Course : Chemistry of natural products and biomolecules
Course Duration :8 Weeks
Unit IV : Lipids
Introduction to lipids. Classification. Oils and fats: Biological functions. Extraction and refining. Common fatty acids present in oils and fats. Omega fatty acids. Trans fats and their effect. Hydrogenation, Rancidity. Acid value, Saponification value, Iodine value and RM value. Biological functions of waxes, phospholipids and glycolipids.
Unit V : Soaps and detergents
Types of soaps. Cleansing action of soaps. Synthetic detergents – Classification. Detergent additives. Comparison between soaps and detergents. Environmental aspects. ABS and LAS detergents.
Module V: Vitamins
Vitamins – Classification. Structure, biological functions and deficiency diseases of vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, C and D.
Unit I - Biomolecules
Unit II - Hormones
Hormones are chemical substances produced by endocrine glands. They are regulatory substances and influences specific physiological process.
Unit III - Steroids
Steroids are biomolecules which occurs in animals and plants.
Unit IV - Lipids
Unit V - Soaps & Detergents