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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
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Floyd Bryant
Course Instructors:
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only

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:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe the construction of the principal cellular macromolecules
  2. Analyze the forces that determine the three-dimensional structure of these molecules in aqueous solution
  3. Relate the structures of macromolecules to their functions
  4. Identify the methods used to study these questions in detail.
Methods of Assessment:

Three in-class examinations

Instructor Consent:

No consent required