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.

Fall 2018 Schedule

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

Canceled
-
Wednesday, Saturday
Instructor: Karen Lohnes
361634
Fee:
$925.00
See Details
Notes

No meeting November 10 & 24. 

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: October 6, 2018. No refund after October 13, 2018. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 13, 2018
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 29, 2018
9:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200B - Bryce
Lecture
Sat Oct 6, 2018
9:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200B - Bryce
Lecture
Sat Oct 13, 2018
9:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200B - Bryce
Lecture
Sat Oct 20, 2018
9:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200B - Bryce
Lecture
Sat Oct 27, 2018
9:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200B - Bryce
Lecture
Sat Nov 3, 2018
9:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200B - Bryce
Lecture
Wed Nov 7, 2018
6:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200B - Bryce
Lecture
Sat Nov 17, 2018
9:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200B - Bryce
Lecture
Sat Dec 1, 2018
9:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200B - Bryce
Lecture
Sat Dec 8, 2018
9:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200B - Bryce
Available
-
Tuesday, Saturday
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Shakir Sayani
362986
Fee:
$925.00
3 days left. Enroll by Sep 25, 2018
See Details
Notes
Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: October 2, 2018. No refund after October 9, 2018. Internet access required. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 9, 2018
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 25, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Tue Oct 2, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Tue Oct 9, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Tue Oct 16, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Tue Oct 23, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Tue Oct 30, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Tue Nov 6, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Tue Nov 13, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Tue Nov 20, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Tue Nov 27, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Sat Dec 1, 2018
2:00PM - 5:00PM
UCLA
Young Hall CS76
Lecture
Tue Dec 4, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Available
-
Wednesday, Thursday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Instructor: Shakir Sayani
363317
Fee:
$925.00
4 days left. Enroll by Sep 26, 2018
See Details
Notes
Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: October 3, 2018. No refund after October 10, 2018. Internet access required. Materials required. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 10, 2018
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 Sep 26, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108C
Lecture
Wed Oct 3, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108C
Lecture
Wed Oct 10, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108C
Lecture
Wed Oct 17, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108C
Lecture
Wed Oct 24, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108C
Lecture
Wed Oct 31, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108C
Lecture
Wed Nov 7, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108C
Lecture
Wed Nov 14, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108C
Lecture
Wed Nov 21, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108C
Lecture
Wed Nov 28, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108C
Lecture
Thu Nov 29, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108C
Lecture
Wed Dec 5, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108C

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