BIMO 322 Spring 2013 Biochemistry II: Metabolism (Q)

Cross Listed as BIOL322, CHEM322
This lecture course provides an in-depth presentation of the complex metabolic reactions which are central to life. Emphasis is placed on the biological flow of energy including alternative modes of energy generation (aerobic, anaerobic, photosynthetic); the regulation and integration of the metabolic pathways including compartmentalization and the transport of metabolites; and biochemical reaction mechanisms including the structures and mechanisms of coenzymes. This comprehensive study also includes the biosynthesis and catabolism of small molecules (carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids, and nucleotides). Laboratory experiments introduce the principles and procedures used to study enzymatic reactions, bioenergetics, and metabolic pathways.
Class Format: lecture, three hours per week; laboratory, four hours per week
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based on several exams and performance in the laboratories including lab reports that emphasize conceptual and quantitative and/or graphic analysis of the data generated
Additional Info: not available for the Gaudino option
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Prerequisites: Biology 101 and Chemistry 251/255
Enrollment Preference: junior and senior Biology and Chemistry majors and BIMO concentrators
Department Notes: does not satisfy the distribution requirement in the Biology major
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Divisional Attributes: Division III,Quantitative and Formal Reasoning
Other Attributes: BGNP Related Courses,BIMO Required Courses
Enrollment Limit: 64
Expected Enrollment: 64
Class Number: 3142
BIMO322-01(S) LEC Biochemistry II: Metabolism (Q) Division 3: Science and MathematicsQuantitative and Formal Reasoning Daniel V. Lynch
MWF 10:00 AM-10:50 AM Biology 112 3142
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