IDSP 111

Basic Biochemistry, Molecular, and Cellular Biology I (2 credits)

Faculty Member in charge:
Stephan Witt, Ph.D.[email protected]
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
When course is offered:
Fall, Annually
Prerequisites for course:

Description of course: This course provides an introduction to the basic biochemical properties of amino acids and proteins, a discussion of protein assembly and folding into the three dimensional structures required for function, and an introduction to basic principles of enzyme kinetics, examples of enzyme active site structure, and mechanism of action. Topics on membrane lipids, membrane transport, carbohydrates, and the important biochemical processes and enzymes that cells utilize to generate metabolic energy are also included in
this section.