CH 460 Fundamentals of Biochemistry

Overview of biochemical principles; chemistry of aqueous solutions, biochemical building blocks including amino acids, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleotides; structure and function of proteins, membranes, and nucleic acids; enzyme kinetics. Catabolic and anabolic metabolism of biomolecules, regulation of metabolic processes.

Prerequisite: CH237 with a grade of C or better.
Credit Hours: 3