A study of the major chemical constituents of cells including proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and nucleic acids. Structure and function will be emphasized. Enzyme kinetics, regulation of enzyme activity, and metabolic pathways will also be covered. Labs include buffer preparation, protein and enzyme assays, lipid analysis, and the isolation and characterization of enzymes and nucleic acids. Fall semester only. Three class hours, three laboratory hours.
Prerequisites: BIO 156 with a grade of C- or better, and CHE 151 with a grade of C- or better, or permission of instructor.
Course Offered Fall only
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Spring Semester 2015
Building 8, Room 201
M-F 8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.