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CHEM 4465 Biochemistry (Chemistry Majors) (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course is an accelerated one-semester survey of the basic principles of biochemistry emphasizing a broad understanding of the chemical events in living systems. Although the course is an introduction to biochemistry, prior proficiency in general and organic chemistry is required. Topics will include structure and function of biological molecules, including proteins, enzymes, nucleic acids and biological membranes. Also covered in the course will be bioenergetics, metabolism and photosynthesis. Experimental methods will also be discussed as they relate to course topics. This course fulfills the biochemistry requirement for the Chemistry major. Non-chemistry majors are requested to consult with the instructor before registering for this course.


Instructor(s): Jianmin Gao

Prerequisites: CHEM2232 AND CHEM2231. Non-chemistry majors are requested to consult with the instructor before registering for this course.

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Last Updated: 27-Mar-18