Biochemistry

College of Arts & Sciences

Principles of Biochemistry

CAS CH 273

Prereq: (CAS CH 174). Biomolecules in aqueous systems. Composition, structure, and function of proteins, nucleic acids and polysaccharides. Information transfer from DNA to RNA and proteins. Bioenergetic principles in glycolysis, oxidative energy metabolism, and selected biosynthetic paths. Applications to medicine, nutrition, and biotechnology. 4 cr.

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Biochemistry I

CAS CH 421

Prereq: (CAS CH 204 or CAS CH 212 or CAS CH 214). Introductory biochemistry. Protein structure and folding, enzyme mechanisms, kinetics, and allostery; nucleic acid structure; lipids and membrane structure; bioenergetics; vitamins and coenzymes; introduction to intermediary metabolism. Students must register for three sections: lecture, discussion, and a laboratory. 4 cr.

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Biochemistry Lecture I

CAS CH 423

Prereq: (CAS CH 204 or CAS CH 212 or CAS CH 214) or equivalent. For description see CAS CH 421. For students who do not require laboratory credit. 3 cr.

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Biochemistry I

CAS BI 421

Prereq: (CAS CH 204 or CAS CH 212 or CAS CH 214) or equivalent. Introductory biochemistry. Protein structure and folding, enzyme mechanisms, kinetics, and allostery; nucleic acid structure; lipids and membrane structure; bioenergetics; vitamins and coenzymes; introduction to intermediary metabolism. Students must register for three sections: lecture, discussion, and a laboratory. 4 cr.

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