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.
Molecular Biology & Biochemistry majors should take 694:407 instead of 694:301.
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. Students should demonstrate an understanding of the knowledge that is needed to begin biomedical research and that is required for post-graduate exams and studies.
Exams, Assignments, and Grading Policy: 3 Hourly exams and a non-cumulative final exam
Biochemistry, 8th edition, by Berg, Tymoczko, and Stryer with Gatto, 2015 WH Freeman ISBN 13: 978 14641-2610-9; ISBN 10: 14641-2610-9
Student Companion to Biochemistry, 8th edition ISBN possibly [11-4641-8803-3]
In the fall semester, Section 01 is reserved for pharmacy students. If you are not a pharmacy student and are trying to register for section 02, please email the instructor for assistance.
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.