CHEM 3601 Biochemistry I 3-0-3

Prerequisites: CHEM 3401 and CHEM 3402 with a grade of C or better and an introductory biology course.

Principles of the structure and function of biological molecules including carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, membranes, enzymes and nucleic acids. An overview of the major metabolic and biosynthetic pathways is also presented.

CHEM 3601L Laboratory Techniques in Biochemistry 1-3-2

Corequisite or prerequisite: CHEM 3601.

Experiments to illustrate the principles and research techniques in biochemistry and molecular biology.

CHEM 3602 Biochemistry II 3-0-3

Prerequisite: CHEM 3601 with a grade of C or better.

A continuation of CHEM 3601. Comprehensive discussion of regulatory, metabolic and biosynthetic pathways, advanced enzyme kinetics, regulation of gene expression and recombinant DNA technology.