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Biochemistry

CHM370

Study of the structural and functional relationships of macromolecules, with an emphasis on proteins, enzyme function and metabolism. Topics include amino acid chemistry and protein structure; hemoglobin structure and function; enzyme kinetics and regulation; motifs and hormonal integration of metabolic pathways; glycolysis, gluconeogenesis, and glycogen metabolism; citric acid cycle; oxidative phosphorylation; overview of amino acid and fatty acid metabolism; biochemical mechanisms of various disease states; and current techniques in biochemistry research. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): BIO220 and CHM210 or BIO125 and CHM210. As needed.

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