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CHEMISTRY

CHEM-560
Biochemistry I (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Biochemistry is the study of the chemistry of life. This course, the first of a two-course sequence, focuses on structures and function of carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids, proteins, DNA and RNA; enzyme kinetics; DNA replication; gene expression and protein synthesis; recombinant DNA technology; and DNA-based information technology. Usually offered every fall. Prerequisite: one year of organic chemistry.