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Biochemistry - CBMS223

This unit provides an essential background of biochemistry for the modern life scientist, building on fundamentals of organic and biological chemistry and general biology. Lecture topics include structure of biological macromolecules, enzymatic control of biological reactions, principal pathways of intermediary metabolism, flow of energy within cells, and lipid and amino acid metabolism. The unit emphasises the interpretation of quantitative data and the experimental basis for our current ideas and developments in biochemistry. Laboratory practical sessions will alternate with tutorials covering lecture and practical topics.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Professor Shoba Ranganathan

CBMS103 Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):

Medical Sciences


Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences

Faculty of Science and Engineering

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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