CHEM 474 Biochemistry I

Fundamentals of biochemistry with emphasis of the molecular/chemical composition and the structure-function relationships of three biological materials involved in living cells: nucleic acids, proteins, and lipids. Important concepts include nucleic acid processes, hemoglobin, bioenergetics, enzyme kinetics, catalysis and regulation, membrane channels and signal transduction pathways. Pre-requisite(s): CHEM 241 (with a C- or better)  or CHEM 242.

Lecture/ Lab/ Studio Hours: 3+0+0