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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

Available semesters Semester 1 2022
Credits 15
Domestic fees $918.00

Please note: This course can’t be fully completed online as you will need to be on campus to complete some activities.

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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