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CHEM 451 - Biochemistry I

This course provides a structural and experimental basis for understanding two of the four classes of biochemical macromolecules: proteins and carbohydrates. Protein structure, enzymatic mechanisms and kinetics, bioenergetics, and metabolic pathways involving sugars will be discussed. This course is intended as the first semester of a two-semester sequence of chemistry and biology students.

Credit 3 hrs Normal (A-F)
May not be repeated for additional credit

Course Rotation: Fall

Prerequisites - (CHEM 270  or CHEM 372 ) and (CHEM 123 /124  or CHEM 125 /126 )
Other Restrictions -
Restriction by Major -
Restriction by Class - Undergraduate standing

Additional Information: It is recommended that students also complete CHEM 283  and CHEM 284  before enrolling in this course. The Chemistry Dept. highly recommends that a student not earn credit in both this course and CHEM 351 . Please be aware that in some cases students are restricted to using this course or CHEM 351, not both, to satisfy major or minor requirements (see major/minor for details).

Keywords: chemistry , biochemistry  
Updates: Note updated 6/2019; Change to description 3/2016, effective Fall 2016; Graduate Credit rescinded 2/2015, effective Fall 2015; Course Rotation added 1/2015; Graduate Credit added 7/2011

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