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CHEM 4570 Biochemistry I

3 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory; 5 credits

Properties and reactions of compounds of biological importance. Oxygen-transport proteins. Enzyme kinetics and mechanisms. Basic immunology. Biological membranes. DNA replication, mutation, and repair. Transcription and the Genetic Code. Protein biosynthesis. Laboratory work emphasizes basic biochemical skills. (Not open to students who are enrolled in or have completed Chemistry 4571 or 4572.

Prerequisite: Biology 2074 or Biology 1002. Prerequisite: Chemistry 3520 or both 3521 and 3522.


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