|Certificates: Molecular Biophysics|
|Course Cluster: Health Studies, Planetary Science, Planetary Science Minor|
This introductory course to the principles and concepts of contemporary biochemistry presents both the biological and chemical perspectives. The major themes will be the structure of proteins and the basis of enzymatic activity, cellular metabolism and the generation and storage of metabolic energy, and general principles of the biosynthesis of cellular components.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: (CHEM251 AND CHEM252)
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (BIOL)(CHEM)(CHEM-Track A)(CIS)(CMB)(MB&B)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Voet, FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOCHEMISTRY
|Examination and Assignments: |
Several problem sets, two two-hour examinations during the semester, and a final three-hour examination.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Recommended: Cell biology and physical chemistry to the level of CHEM143.
Help sessions will be offered on Mondays from 7:00-9:30 pm and Tuesdays from 7:00-9:30 pm. Students will need to select one of the two help sessions to attend.
|Instructor(s): Pratt,Rex F. Hingorani,Manju Times: .M.W.F. 08:50AM-09:40AM; Location: HALL84; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 66||SR major: 22||JR major: 23|| || |
|Seats Available: 32||GRAD: 10||SR non-major: 3||JR non-major: 3||SO: 5||FR: X|