CHEM 4711 Biochemistry 3/0/3

Prerequisite: CHEM 3422 with a minimum grade of C and CHEM 3310K with a minimum grade of C

The first of two semester sequence in biochemistry covering the general physical and chemical properties of biomolecules and the metabolism. Topics will include biomolecular structure and function, first-order enzyme kinetics, glycolysis and carbohydrate metabolism, Kreb's cycle, oxidative phosphorylation, fatty acid catabolism and biosynthesis, metabolism and utilization of amino acids, biologically important amines and regulation of metabolism.