BIOSCI 106 - Foundations of Biochemistry

Course Overview

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Faculty

Science

Department

Biological Sciences

Points:

15

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Course Components

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Description: An introduction to the core elements of biochemistry, investigating biological processes at the chemical and molecular level. Key themes include the molecular structure of proteins, enzyme kinetics, biochemical energetics, carbohydrate and lipid metabolism, nutrition, cell signalling, vision and aspects of plant biochemistry including world food production. These themes provide a framework for discussion of mechanisms underpinning human disease including diabetes and obesity, antibiotic resistance, drug development and plant medicinals.

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Interesting course with fun labs. Workload is very light. Test and exam is surface level

Semester Two - 2023