Spring 2008

Biochemistry

Listed in: Biology, as BIOL-30  |  Chemistry, as CHEM-30

Faculty

Anthony C. Bishop (Sections 02, 03 and 04)
Patrick L. Williamson (Sections 02, 03 and 04)

Description

(Also Biology 30.) Structure and function of biologically important molecules and their role(s) in life processes. Protein conformation, enzymatic mechanisms and selected metabolic pathways will be analyzed. Additional topics may include: nucleic acid conformation, DNA/protein interactions, signal transduction and transport phenomena. Four classroom hours and four hours of laboratory work per week. Offered jointly by the Departments of Biology and Chemistry. Requisites: Chemistry 21 and Biology 19. Co-requisite: Chemistry 22. Anyone wishing to take the course who does not satisfy these criteria should obtain the consent of the instructor. Second semester. Professors Bishop and Williamson.