Jul 05, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

CHEM 4270 Biochemistry


Biochemistry has been designed to familiarize all science students with the major aspects of biochemistry. Topics covered include the structure (and forces that stablize) and function of macromolecules especially polysaccharides, nucleic acids, and proteins. The concepts of enzymic catalysis, biochemical thermodynamics are also discussed. The metabolism (synthesis and degradation) of major energy compounds is examined as well as electron transport, oxidative phosphorylation, and photosynthesis. Lecture and lab. Students will be charged an additional Chemistry Lab Fee when enrolling in this course. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 2520  AND CHEM 0520 OR CHEM 2580 
Credits: 4.0