Aug 10, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Calendar 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Calendar
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BIOL 2080U – Biochemistry I


This course examines the chemical nature of the building blocks found in cells. The topics covered include an overview of organic chemistry principles that relate to biological systems; protein structures and functions; enzymes thermodynamics, kinetics and regulation; lipids structures and functions; role of lipids and proteins in the structure of biological membranes; nucleotides and the structure of nucleic acids; the biochemistry of DNA replication, transcription and translation; carbohydrate structures and functions, and introduction to metabolism.
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3
Tutorial hours: 2
Prerequisite(s): BIOL 1020U  and CHEM 2020U  
Credit restriction(s): BIOL 1800U and BIOL 2040U



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