CHEM 4570 Biochemistry I
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CHEM 57.
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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 [57.1].)
Prerequisite: Chemistry 3410  or 3415W [41W], or Biology 2074 [17.1]or 1002. Prerequisite or corequisite: Chemistry 3520  or both 3521 and 3522.