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BCHM 1101 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Fall and Spring)



Credits: 7 units

Course Description:

Biochemistry involves learning about the structures and reactions of the cellular and tissue components and provides the basis for understanding physiological and pathological conditions encountered in clinical medicine. The subject matter includes the metabolism of major body constituents, enzymatic and hormonal control mechanisms, nucleic acids and protein synthesis, genetics, and nutrition. Material is taught using a combination of lecture and small group activities and includes small group review and critical analysis of relevant scientific literature.