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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Classroom
Starting at $925.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

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, citric acid cycle; and oxidative phosphorylation. Transferable for UC credit.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Biochemistry: Introduction to Structure, Enzymes, and Metabolism.

Life Science 2 and Life Science 3 (or Life Science 7A, 7B, and 7C), Life Science 23L, and Chemistry 14D with grades of C- or better.

Winter 2019 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
-
Wednesday, Saturday
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Shakir Sayani
365381
Fee:
$925.00
27 days left. Enroll by Jan 9, 2019
See Details
Notes
Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: January 16, 2019. Internet access required. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 23, 2019
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 Jan 9, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Wed Jan 16, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Wed Jan 23, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Wed Jan 30, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Wed Feb 6, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Wed Feb 13, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Wed Feb 20, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Wed Feb 27, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Wed Mar 6, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Sat Mar 9, 2019
2:00PM - 5:00PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Wed Mar 13, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Wed Mar 20, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Available
-
Monday, Thursday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Instructor: Shakir Sayani
365383
Fee:
$925.00
28 days left. Enroll by Jan 10, 2019
See Details
Notes
Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: January 17, 2019. Internet access required. Materials required. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 24, 2019
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 Jan 10, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108C
Lecture
Thu Jan 17, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108C
Lecture
Thu Jan 24, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108C
Lecture
Thu Jan 31, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108C
Lecture
Thu Feb 7, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108C
Lecture
Thu Feb 14, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108C
Lecture
Thu Feb 21, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108C
Lecture
Thu Feb 28, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108C
Lecture
Thu Mar 7, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108C
Lecture
Mon Mar 11, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101A
Lecture
Thu Mar 14, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108C
Lecture
Thu Mar 21, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108C
Available
-
Saturday 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Instructor: Karen Lohnes
365384
Fee:
$925.00
30 days left. Enroll by Jan 12, 2019
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: January 19, 2019. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 26, 2019
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 Jan 12, 2019
9:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200B - Bryce
Lecture
Sat Jan 19, 2019
9:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200B - Bryce
Lecture
Sat Jan 26, 2019
9:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200B - Bryce
Lecture
Sat Feb 2, 2019
9:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200B - Bryce
Lecture
Sat Feb 9, 2019
9:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200B - Bryce
Lecture
Sat Feb 16, 2019
9:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200B - Bryce
Lecture
Sat Feb 23, 2019
9:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200B - Bryce
Lecture
Sat Mar 2, 2019
9:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200B - Bryce
Lecture
Sat Mar 9, 2019
9:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200B - Bryce
Lecture
Sat Mar 16, 2019
9:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200B - Bryce
Lecture
Sat Mar 23, 2019
9:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200B - Bryce

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