Walsh University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013
CHEM 320 Biochemistry I 3 sem. hrs.
This course explores the chemistry of biological compounds that include amino acids, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, vitamins, and nucleic acids with an emphasis on their structure-function relationships. Protein structure and biosynthesis, enzymes kinetics and mechanisms, and biological membranes are covered in detail. This course is required for Biochemistry majors and most pre-pharmacy students. All pre-professional students, biology majors and chemistry majors are welcome to enroll. Cross-listed as BIO 320. Prerequisites: CHEM 201-202. Offered every fall semester on odd-numbered years.
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