01:694:301 Introductory Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
This course is intended for Life Science majors or those with a strong background in the Biological Sciences.
This course may be used to fulfill the elective requirements of the Biological Sciences major.
Offered: Fall (preference given to Pharmacy students); Spring, Summer
Prerequisites: Organic Chemistry 01:160:209 or 01:160:307 or 01:160:315
Course Description: Chemistry and metabolism of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, and other biologically important compounds.
- Amino Acids and Proteins
- Enzyme Kinetics
- Signal Transduction
- Citric Acid Cycle
- Fatty Acid Metabolism
- Biosynthesis of Amino Acids and Nucleotides
- DNA Repair and Replication
- RNA Metabolism
- Protein Metabolism
Course satisfies Learning Goals: 1
Exams, Assignments, and Grading Policy: 3 Hourly exams and a non-cumulative final exam
Biochemistry, 7th edition, by Berg, Tymoczko, and Stryer with Gatto, 2012 WH Freeman ISBN 13: 978 1429229364; ISBN 10: 1429229365
Student Companion to Biochemistry, 7th edition, by Deis, Gerber, Gumport, and Koeppe, 2012 WH Freeman ISBN 10: 1-4292-3115-7 ISBN 13: 978-1-4292-3115-2
Course Closed?: If the course is closed, contact the faculty member for a special permission number. You should attend class for the first meeting.
Dr. Frank Deis
Nelson Biology Labs A-311
phone: (732) 445-2814
** All information is subject to change at the discretion of the course coordinator.