CHEM 360 Elements Of Biochemistry

Fundamental concepts of biochemistry of the molecules of life with emphasis on structure-function relationships as they relate to proteins, nucleic acids, and carbohydrates. Topics include the properties of proteins and enzymes, nucleic acids, carbohydrates and lipids, metabolism and energy production, DNA replication and protein synthesis. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: CHEM 341, Admission to the major or consent of instructor. Corequisite: CHEM 360L.