120.600.02 BIOCHEMISTRY -- AN INTRODUCTORY COURSE I
- Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
- 1st term
- 5 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2012 - 2013
- East Baltimore
- Class Times:
- M W F, 10:30 - 11:50am
Introductory organic chemistry.
Explores the structures of the principal cellular macromolecules and their roles in cellular processes. Emphasizes the forces that underlie specific recognition processes. Considers the mechanisms of enzyme action and biochemistry of nucleic acids.
- Learning Objectives:
- Describe the construction of the principal cellular macromolecules
- Analyze the forces that determine the three-dimensional structure of these molecules in aqueous solution
- Relate the structures of macromolecules to their functions
- Identify the methods used to study these questions in detail.
- Methods of Assessment:
Three in-class examinations
- Instructor Consent:
No consent required