Biochemistry 2

General

Prefix

CHEM

Course Number

481

Course Level

Undergraduate

Department/Unit(s)

College/School

College of Science and Engineering

Description

Transport and biosignaling. Regulation, integration, and bioenergetics of major metabolic pathways including fatty acid metabolism, amino acid metabolism, and photosynthesis.

Prerequisites

Credits

Min

3

Max

3

Repeatable

No

Goals and Diversity

Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Know the light and dark reactions of photosynthesis at the molecular level.

Outcome

Have knowledge of both the function of and structure of nucleic acids.

Outcome

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.

Outcome

Know the structure-function relations of a selected variety of membrane channels.

Outcome

Be knowledgeable about a few different cellular signaling systems.

Outcome

Be able to use molecular biology techniques to subclone a gene.

Outcome

Be able to keep a professional laboratory notebook and document laboratory experiences including experimental data collection, data analysis and conclusions.

Dependencies

Programs

CHEM481 is a completion requirement for: