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CHEM 4465 Introduction to Biochemistry (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.


Instructor(s): Jianmin Gao

Prerequisites: CHEM2231-2232

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Last Updated: 12-Nov-15