Walsh University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013
CHEM 307 Essential Biochemistry 3 sem. hrs.
This course serves as an introduction to the structure, chemistry and biological functions of some of the primary biomolecules: proteins, lipids, saccharides, nucleic acids,and vitamins & coenzymes. The course then focuses on fundamentals of enzymology, central catabolic metabolism and key features of anabolic pathways. Applications of biochemistry in medicine and pharmaceuticals are also emphasized. The course is taught using a combination of interactive lecture, demonstrations and group activities. Prerequisites: CHEM 201-202, BIO 306 is helpful. Offered every spring semester.
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