Department of Molecular Biology, Microbiology & Biochemistry Undergraduate
MBMB 451-6 (3,3) Biochemistry. (Same as Biochemistry 451 and Chemistry 451)
(a) Chemistry and function of amino acids, proteins and enzymes; enzyme kinetics; chemistry, function and metabolism of carbohydrates; citric acid cycle; electron transport and oxidative phosphorylation.
(b) Chemistry, function, and metabolism of lipids; nitrogen metabolism; nucleic acid and protein biosynthesis; metabolic regulation. Three lectures per week. Must be taken in a, b sequence. Prerequisite: one year of organic chemistry.