Biochemistry: DNA, RNA, and Protein Synthesis


This course is a continuation of the biochemistry series and is geared towards pre-medical and pre-health students. It covers metabolism, DNA and RNA properties, transcription, and protein synthesis and processing.


What you can learn.

  • Understand classical topics of nucleotide metabolism and nucleic acid structure
  • Understand DNA replication and repair, transcription, and translation
  • Comprehend protein synthesis and processing
  • Understand modern topics of epigenetics and transcriptional and translational regulation
  • Recognize non-coding RNAs

About this course:

This course covers nucleotide metabolism, DNA replication and repair, transcription machinery, regulation of transcription, RNA structure and processing, and protein synthesis and processing. Transferable for UC credit.
LIFESCI 2 and LIFESCI 3 (or LIFESCI 7A, 7B, and 7C), LIFESCI 23L, and CHEM 153A with a grade of C or better.

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This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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