Biochemistry II

Course Description

A continuation of CHE 360. This course concentrates on the principles of cellular regulatory processes and synthesis of biological molecules.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain how the metabolism of glucose leads ultimately to the generation of large quantities of ATP.
  • Describe how fats and amino acids are metabolized, and explain how they can be used for fuel.
  • Describe the structure of DNA, and explain how it carries genetic information in its base sequence.
  • Describe DNA replication.
  • Describe RNA and protein synthesis.
  • Explain how protein synthesis can be controlled at the level of transcription and translation.
  • Explain how the catabolism and anabolism of biomolecules are regulated.

Requirements

andlt;pandgt;Participate in all class activities, complete quizzes and exams as scheduled, and turn in all assignments on time. A midterm and a final are given in the class.nbsp; A research paper on any topics related to organic chemistry is required for successful completion of this course.nbsp; The topic of the research paper must be approved by the instructor.andlt;br /andgt;andlt;br /andgt;andlt;/pandgt;

Prerequisites

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