Health-Sciences - Course - Biochemistry

  • Course Code: BCHM215
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: 2Lec, 2Lab, 0Tut
  • Course Type: Major Core Courses (MCC)

Course Description

This course analytically introduces the structure and function of biological macromolecules, especially proteins, lipids and carbohydrates. Important medical concepts include bioenergetics and metabolism, proteins as biological catalysts, and essential metabolic pathways. In addition, this course covers nucleic acids structure and function, enzyme classification and function, water and electrolytes balance in biological systems, and the role of vitamins and minerals in metabolism.