CHEM 2921 Biochemistry (3 cr)

Prereq: CHEM 2061 and BIOL 1105

This is a one semester non-biochemistry major course designed for students who intend to complete a four year biological sciences major or enter a pre-professional program in dentistry, medicine, veterinary medicine, or pharmacology. Introduction to the fundamentals of biochemistry: structure and function of biological macromolecules; including the study of enzyme catalysis, metabolism and the regulation of metabolism (carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids and nucleotides), comprehensive, quantitative analysis of chemical equilibria, bioenergetics, and the chemical foundation of genetic information. Lecture 3 hours.