Barnard College

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 and biosignaling. Catabolism and anabolism with emphasis on chemical intermediates, metabolic energy, catalysis by specific enzymes, regulation. - M. Sever
Prerequisites: One year of organic chemistry, one year of biology. Lecture: MWF 9:00-9:50.
3 points