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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED 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