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.
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; and CHEM XL 14D Organic Reactions and Pharmaceuticals.