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Fall 2021
May 16,2022
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CHEM 426 - BIOCHEMISTRY I LECTURE AND LAB
This course offers a comprehensive introduction to basic modern biochemistry. The lecture course will introduce students to the biochemical principles of protein and nucleic acids (structure and function of protein and nucleic acids), enzymes (enzyme kinetics and mechanisms), carbohydrates, lipids and biological membranes. The basic biochemical topics discussed in this course will be expanded further and discussed in depth during Biochemistry II (CHEM 446) course. The lab course will introduce students to basic biochemical laboratory techniques such as computing techniques in biochemical research, separation and identification of amino acids, structural analysis of peptides, protein purification including column chromatography, purification of lipids, carbohydrate analysis, DNA and protein analysis. This course is required for Biochemistry majors and recommended for Chemistry and Biology majors. Lab Fee.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lab, Lecture, Online Course

Chemistry Department

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs:     
      BS-Biochemistry
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

Prerequisites:
FOR CHEM 426

General Requirements:
Course or Test: CHEM 205
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: CHEM 206
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.
and
Course or Test: CHEM 206L
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: CHEM 210
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: CHEM 211
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.
and
Course or Test: CHEM 211L
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently. )


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