Biochemistry: Introduction to Structure, Enzymes, and Metabolism

CHEM XL 153A

This course provides an introduction to biochemistry and is geared towards pre-medical and pre-health students. This course is the first and introductory course in the biochemistry series.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
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In-Person
Starting at $935.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Establish the biochemical foundation necessary to pursue science-based professional careers
  • Understand basic molecular units of the cell (amino & nucleic acids, carbohydrates, and lipids)
  • Recognize enzymes and enzyme kinetics involved in biochemical reactions
  • Understand metabolic principles of the cell and energetics
  • Explore glucose metabolism via glycolysis
  • Comprehend electron transport chain and oxidative phosphorylation

About this course:

This course covers structure of proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids; enzyme catalysis and principles of metabolism, including glycolysis and the citric acid cycle; and oxidative phosphorylation. Transferable for UC credit.
Prerequisites

LIFESCI XL 7A Cell and Molecular Biology

LIFESCI XL 7B Genetics, Evolution, and Ecology

LIFESCI XL 7C Physiology and Human Biology

LIFESCI XL 23L Introduction to Laboratory and Scientific Methodology

CHEM XL 14D Organic Reactions and Pharmaceuticals

Spring 2022 Schedule

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Thursday 6:00PM - 9:30PM PT
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Shakir Sayani
385046
Fee:
$935.00
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Location: UCLA
Notes
Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors are not permitted. Enrollment deadline: April 7, 2022. Internet access required. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 13, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
(Optional) Book: Biochemistry by Donald Voet and Judith G. Voet
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Mar 31, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Thu Apr 7, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
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Thu Apr 14, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Bunche Hall 2209A
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Thu Apr 21, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Bunche Hall 2209A
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Thu Apr 28, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Thu May 5, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Thu May 12, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Thu May 19, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Thu May 26, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Thu Jun 2, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Thu Jun 9, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
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Wednesday 6:00PM - 9:30PM PT
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Shakir Sayani
385045
Fee:
$935.00
In-Personformat icon
Location: UCLA
Notes
Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors are not permitted. Enrollment deadline: April 6 2022. Internet access required. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 12, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
(Optional) Book: Biochemistry by Donald Voet and Judith G. Voet
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Mar 30, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Wed Apr 6, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
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Wed Apr 13, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
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Wed Apr 20, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Bunche Hall 2209A
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Wed Apr 27, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Bunche Hall 2209A
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Wed May 4, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Bunche Hall 2209A
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Wed May 11, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Bunche Hall 2209A
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Wed May 18, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Bunche Hall 2209A
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Wed May 25, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
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Wed Jun 1, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
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Wed Jun 8, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A

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