Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

2017-18 General Catalog

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Physical Sciences Building, Room 230
(831) 459-4002

Faculty | Program Statements

Upper-Division Courses

100A. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. F
Fundamentals of molecular biology, structure and function of nucleic acids, and protein structure. Designed for students preparing for research careers in biochemistry and molecular biology. Lecture: 3-1/2 hours; discussion: 1-1/4 hours. Prerequisite(s): Chemistry 8B or 108B; and Biology 20A. W. Scott

100B. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. W
Covers principles of protein function from ligand binding and enzyme mechanism, kinetics and regulation to membrane composition and membrane protein function. Lecture: 3-1/2 hours; discussion: 1-1/4 hours. (Formerly Biochemistry .) Prerequisite(s): course 100A C. Partch

100C. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. S
Biochemistry: intermediary metabolism and bioenergetics. How enzymatically catalyzed reactions are organized and regulated; how energy from molecules is extracted for chemical work. Lecture: 3-1/2 hours; discussion: 1-1/4 hours. (Formerly Biochemistry .) Prerequisite(s): course 100B C. Saltikov

110L. Advanced Biochemistry Laboratory. S
An introduction to the major techniques used in the isolation and characterization of biological components. Laboratory: 8 hours; lecture: 1-3/4 hours. Students are billed a materials fee. Prerequisite(s): course 100B and satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements. Enrollment is restricted to chemistry majors in the biochemistry concentration. Other majors by permission. O. Einarsdottir

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