CHEM 3084 – Biochemistry

An introduction to the basic concepts of biochemistry starting with a review of the chemical compounds of biological interest. Discussion of the reactions of these compounds as well as the energetics of their biochemical reactions and the enzymes that catalyze them. This knowledge is then integrated to the carbon, nitrogen, and energy cycles of living systems. Lecture and laboratory. Prerequisite: CHEM 2165 and FYS 1104. IV; V