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Biochemistry (BIOC)

Institute of Biochemistry
Faculty of Science

BIOC 3101 [0.5 credit]

General Biochemistry I

Chemistry, structure and function of proteins, lipids, carbohydrates and nucleic acids. Monomers, linkages and types of biochemical polymers that are formed. Mechanism of action of enzymes, regulatory control mechanisms of proteins and integration of biochemical pathways.
Precludes additional credit for BIOC 3100.
Prerequisites: CHEM 2203 and CHEM 2204; CHEM 2101 or BIOC 2300, or BIOC 2200/BIOL 2200 with a grade of C- or better, or permission of the Institute.
Lectures three hours a week.

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