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BCHM 1010, 1020 General Biochemistry I (Fall) & II (Spring) ()


Credits: BCHM 1010 - 4 credits, BCHM 102 - 4 credits

Course Description:

These courses are designed to present a thorough background of structural biochemistry, molecular biology and metabolism. Topics introduced include, not limited to, foundational principles of biochemistry, protein, lipid, carbohydrate, and nucleotide structure, enzyme kinetics, membranes and signaling, DNA repair and gene expression, carbohydrate, lipid, protein, and purine/pyrimidine metabolism, and the diverse biochemical functions of vitamins.

Prerequisites: BCHM 1010 is a prerequisite for BCHM 1020

Lectures and conferences: 4 hrs/wk. Letter-graded.