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CHEM 481. Biochemistry 2

Credits: 4
Department: Chemistry
Description: Major metabolic pathways, biochemistry of nucleic acids, and biophysical techniques.
Prerequisites: CHEM 480 (C- or better)
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Know the light and dark reactions of photosynthesis at the molecular level.
2. Have knowledge of both the function of and structure of nucleic acids.
3. Have an understanding transcription, translation and replication at the molecular level, including the structure function relationships of the ribosome, a DNA polymerase and an RNA polymerase.
4. Know the structure-function relations of a selected variety of membrane channels.
5. Be knowledgeable about a few different cellular signaling systems.
6. Be able to use molecular biology techniques to subclone a gene.
7. Be able to keep a professional laboratory notebook and document laboratory experiences including experimental data collection, data analysis and conclusions.

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