BIOL 322
Biochemistry II: Metabolism Spring 2020
Division III Quantative/Formal Reasoning
Cross-listed BIMO 322 / BIOL 322 / CHEM 322
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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.
The Class: Format: lecture/laboratory; lecture three hours per week and laboratory three hours per week
Limit: 64
Expected: 64
Class#: 3115
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: several exams and performance in the laboratories including lab reports that emphasize conceptual and quantitative and/or graphic analysis of the
Prerequisites: BIOL 101 and CHEM 251/255 or permission of instructor
Enrollment Preferences: junior and senior Biology and Chemistry majors and BIMO concentrators
Unit Notes: does not satisfy the distribution requirement for the Biology major; cannot be counted towards the Biology major in addition to BIOL 222
Distributions: Division III Quantative/Formal Reasoning
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
BIMO 322 Division III BIOL 322 Division III CHEM 322 Division III
Attributes: BIMO Required Courses

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