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BICH 207

Biochemistry II

Course overview

Study the function of biologically important substances, their role in major cell-based metabolic processes as well as whole organisms, and their relationship to cellular function and structure.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):

pre-requisite

  • Biological Sciences, BIOS-110

or

pre-requisite

  • Chemistry IA, PHSC-101

and

  • restriction Biochemistry II, BICH-201

Credits 15
Domestic fees $903.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to: 

  • Knowledgeably discuss the function of proteins, complex polysaccharides and lipids
  • Describe the function of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and other macromolecules in the context of intermediary metabolism
  • Explain the regulation and control of metabolism
  • Describe the integration of intermediary metabolism in animals, plants and other living systems
  • Apply biochemical principles to the analysis of biochemical systems in the laboratory
  • Apply scientific methods and correctly interpret the results of scientific studies
  • Solve problems both independently and as part of a team using scientific methods
  • Collect, process and interpret data in a variety of contexts
  • Use self-directed learning in later life or career development
  • Have the ability to search, interpret and use bioinformatics databases.

Course examiners

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Hannah Lee

Lecturer

Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences

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