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Essentials of Biochemistry

Online
Subject Area
Course Number
BIOL 203 900
Course Code
BIOL203900
Course Key
71316
Day(s)
Tuesday
Thursday
Time
8:00am-10:00am
8:00am-10:00am
Instructor
Prerequisites
((BIOL 101 AND BIOL 102) OR BIOL 121) AND CHEM 241
Course Description
Intermediate level course covering principles of modern biochemistry. Topics include protein structure, protein purification and characterization, proteomics, enzyme kinetics and mechanisms, membrane structure and function, metabolism, and cellular energy transduction. Emphasis will be on biochemical problem solving, experimental design, and application of quantitative methods in a biological and clinical context. This course is open to students in the College of Liberal and Professional Studies only. Prerequisite: BIOL 101 and BIOL 102 or BIOL 121 and CHEM 241, the latter of which may be taken concurrently. CHEM 242 is recommended and may also be taken concurrently.
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