Introductory Medical Biochemistry|
|Course Cluster: Health Studies, Integrated Design, Engineering & Applied Science Minor|
This introductory course will focus on the essential concepts of biochemistry important to students interested in the health professions, including the chemical and biological foundations of cellular metabolism and related disease states. Major topics will include the structure and function of biological molecules in the human body (proteins, carbohydrates, fats, nucleic acids, vitamins), enzyme catalysis, cellular signaling, and digestion, absorption, and processing of nutrients for energy and growth.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: [MB&B181 or BIOL181] AND CHEM251
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (BIOL)(IDEA-MN)(SISP)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Marks┐ Basic Medical Biochem
|Examination and Assignments: |
2 mid-term exams, 1 final, 4-6 problem sets.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
NOTE: This course does not count as an elective for MB&B and Chemistry majors. It is not recommended for students who have taken MB&B 208.
|Instructor(s): Kopac,Sarah M Times: .M.W.F. 09:50AM-10:40AM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 40||SR major: 0||JR major: 5|| || |
|Seats Available: -11||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 15||JR non-major: 10||SO: 10||FR: 0|