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BIOL3003 Biological Chemistry

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CRS Acad Level: UG

Course #: BIOL3003

Credits: 3

Term: Fall

About the Course:

This course is designed as a general survey class in biochemistry that will allow students to integrate basic chemical constructs and pathways within the overarching realm of the life sciences. The structures, anabolic, and catabolic pathways of nucleic acids, proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids will be discussed. Enzymatic regulation, nervous and endocrine control, and pathway integration will be evaluated in the context of homeostasis at the cellular through organismal level. The translational aspect of the use of biochemical tools and research methods within the fields of veterinary science, natural science, forensics, exercise science, psychology, nutrition, etc., will be highlighted. Prerequisites: Biology I & II or Anatomy and Physiology I & II, and Chemistry I & II.

Course offered: Fall.

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