Biochemistry

CHM 3352, MWF 1:00-1:50 PM

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Syllabus

Grades

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Chapters:

Chapter 1, The Chemical Basis of Life. PowerPoint.

Interesting web site:  Interactive Tree of Life

Chapter 2, Aqueous Chemistry

Chapter 4, Protein Structure

Learning Objectives for Test 1

Chapter 5, Protein Function

Chapter 6, How Enzymes Work

Learning Objectives for Test 2

Chapter 7, Enzyme Kinetics and Inhibition

Learning Objectives for Chapter 7

Chapter 11, Carbohydrates

Learning Objectives for Chapter 11

Chapter 3, From Genes to Proteins

Learning Objectives for Chapter 3

Chapter 8, Lipids and Membranes

Chapter 9, Membrane Transport

Interesting web sites:  2003 Nobel lecture on potassium-channel proteins

Learning Objectives for Test 3

Chapter 12, Metabolism and Bioenergetics

Chapter 13, Glucose Metabolism

Chapter 14, The Citric Acid Cycle

Chapter 15, Oxidative Phosphorylation

Interesting web sites:  Electron tomography of mitochondria

Rotation of the gamma subunit of thermophilic F1-ATPas

Learning Objectives for Test 4

Current Tests with Answers

Test 1, Chapters 1, 2, & 4

Test 2, Chapters 5 & 6

Test 3, Chapters 3, 7, & 11

Test 4, Chapters 8, 13, & 15

Previous Tests with Answers

Final Exam

Some things that won't be asked on the final:

However, you may be asked to sketch a dipeptide bond, given the structures of two amino acids, and to sketch a diglyceride, given the structures of a fatty acid.  (Know the structure of glycerol!)

For the fun of it

The Inner Life of the Cell