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
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In Person
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Starting at $975.00
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; and CHEM XL 14D Organic Reactions and Pharmaceuticals.

Fall 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Tuesday 6:00PM - 9:30PM PT
Future Offering (Opens July 29, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Shakir Sayani
399970
Fee:
$975.00
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Location: UCLA
Notes

No meeting November 26, 2024.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: September 30, 2024 11:59PM. Internet access required. Materials required.

Enrollment is typically reserved for adult students 18 years of age and older. Students under 18 years of age may receive consent to enroll based on special academic competence and approval by the instructor. If you are a student under 18 years of age, you must submit a request to enroll in the course 8 weeks before the course start date to hss@uclaextension.edu for your request to be considered.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 07, 2024
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
Tue Sep 24, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2214
Lecture
Tue Oct 1, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2214
Lecture
Tue Oct 8, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2214
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Tue Oct 15, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2214
Lecture
Tue Oct 22, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2214
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Tue Oct 29, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2214
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Tue Nov 5, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2214
Lecture
Tue Nov 12, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2214
Lecture
Tue Nov 19, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2214
Lecture
Tue Dec 3, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2214
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Saturday 8:00AM - 11:00AM PT
Future Offering (Opens July 29, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
399971
Fee:
$975.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

No meeting November 30, 2024.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: October 4, 2024 11:59PM. Internet access required. Materials required.

Enrollment is typically reserved for adult students 18 years of age and older. Students under 18 years of age may receive consent to enroll based on special academic competence and approval by the instructor. If you are a student under 18 years of age, you must submit a request to enroll in the course 8 weeks before the course start date to hss@uclaextension.edu for your request to be considered.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 11, 2024
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
Sat Sep 28, 2024
8:00AM PT - 11:00AM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Sat Oct 5, 2024
8:00AM PT - 11:00AM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Sat Oct 12, 2024
8:00AM PT - 11:00AM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Sat Oct 19, 2024
8:00AM PT - 11:00AM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Sat Oct 26, 2024
8:00AM PT - 11:00AM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Sat Nov 2, 2024
8:00AM PT - 11:00AM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Sat Nov 9, 2024
8:00AM PT - 11:00AM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Sat Nov 16, 2024
8:00AM PT - 11:00AM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Sat Nov 23, 2024
8:00AM PT - 11:00AM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Sat Dec 7, 2024
8:00AM PT - 11:00AM PT
Remote Classroom
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Monday 6:00PM - 9:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens July 29, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
399972
Fee:
$975.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

No meeting November 11 and 25, 2024.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: September 29, 2024 11:59PM. Internet access required. Materials required.

Enrollment is typically reserved for adult students 18 years of age and older. Students under 18 years of age may receive consent to enroll based on special academic competence and approval by the instructor. If you are a student under 18 years of age, you must submit a request to enroll in the course 8 weeks before the course start date to hss@uclaextension.edu for your request to be considered.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 16, 2024
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
Mon Sep 23, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Sep 30, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Oct 7, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Oct 14, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Oct 21, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Oct 28, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Nov 4, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Nov 18, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Dec 2, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Mon Dec 9, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Friday 6:00PM - 9:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens July 29, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
399973
Fee:
$975.00
Live Onlineformat icon
Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

No meeting November 29, 2024.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: October 3, 2024 11:59PM. Internet access required. Materials required.

Enrollment is typically reserved for adult students 18 years of age and older. Students under 18 years of age may receive consent to enroll based on special academic competence and approval by the instructor. If you are a student under 18 years of age, you must submit a request to enroll in the course 8 weeks before the course start date to hss@uclaextension.edu for your request to be considered.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 10, 2024
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
Fri Sep 27, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Fri Oct 4, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Fri Oct 11, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Fri Oct 18, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Fri Oct 25, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Fri Nov 1, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Fri Nov 8, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Fri Nov 15, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Fri Nov 22, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
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Lecture
Fri Dec 6, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Fri Dec 13, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Thursday 6:00PM - 9:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens July 29, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
399974
Fee:
$975.00
Live Onlineformat icon
Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

No meeting November 28, 2024.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: October 2, 2024 11:59PM. Internet access required. Materials required.

Enrollment is typically reserved for adult students 18 years of age and older. Students under 18 years of age may receive consent to enroll based on special academic competence and approval by the instructor. If you are a student under 18 years of age, you must submit a request to enroll in the course 8 weeks before the course start date to hss@uclaextension.edu for your request to be considered.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 09, 2024
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 Sep 26, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Oct 3, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Oct 10, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Oct 17, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Oct 24, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Thu Oct 31, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Thu Nov 7, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Thu Nov 14, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Thu Nov 21, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Thu Dec 5, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Thu Dec 12, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom

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