Biochemistry I

CHEM460 (Liberal Arts) Biochemistry I 3 hrs. 3 crs. An introduction to the chemical structure and reactivity of major biological molecules: proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates and lipids. Topics include: isolation and analytical techniques used in studying biological molecules; protein function, enzyme kinetics and mechanism; thermodynamics of biochemical transformations and major metabolic pathways. Preq: CHEM 233 and BIO 301.