Description: Fundamental principles of the chemistry of living systems, including structure and function of proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates, and lipids. Emphasis on metabolism, energy storage and utilization.
SLOs: Basic Biochemical Principles and Structures — Successful students will be able to understand the basic principles of biochemistry relating to simple
molecular structure and reactivity. Basic Energy Cycles (Molecular Level) — Successful students will be able to understand the basic energy cycles of life on the molecular level.
Prerequisites: A minimum of grade “C” in CHEM 105
Semesters & Campuses Offered: Spring @ San Marcos
Textbooks (required): none
Textbooks (recommended): Essential Biochemistry, 3rd Edition by Pratt & Cornely
Materials: non-graphing calculator