BIO 313 : Topics in Biochemistry

Course Description A study of the chemistry of biomolecules, metabolic pathways and mechanisms of control that contribute to homeostasis and survival at the cellular , tissue ,organ, organ system and whole body levels. Although structured as a one semester course, all aspects of a two semester lecture course in biochemistry are covered in detail. These topics include a description of the classes of biomolecules, functions of enzymes, major metabolic pathways, respiration and photosynthesis, and important aspects of molecular biology. This course counts as an elective towards a major in Biology. It also fulfills the new American Chemical Society Committee on Professional training Guidelines
  
Prerequisites BIO. 102, Chem. 102.
  
Credits 3