CHEM BC 3282y Biological Chemistry
Introduction to biochemical building blocks, macromolecules, and metabolism.
Structures of amino acids, lipids, carbohydrates, nucleic acids. Protein
structure and folding. Enzyme mechanisms, kinetics, allostery. Membranes.
Protein and genetic engineering. Catabolism and anabolism with emphasis on
chemical intermediates, metabolic energy, catalysis by specific enzymes,
Prerequisites: One year of organic chemistry, one year of biology. Lecture: MWF 9:00-9:50. Problem section: W 12:00-12:50.