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Biochemistry (6530.6)

Level: Undergraduate Second Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Science

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  • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (165706) - View
  • Semester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (153909) - View
  • Semester 1, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (146057) - View

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Syllabus

This unit provides an introduction to the structure and function of biochemical molecules, intercellular communication, and the flow of genetic information. This unit is co-taught with Biochemistry G, 6480.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Be able to differentiate between major classes of biological molecules;

2. Be able to correlate specific aspects of protein structure with function;

3. Gain an understanding of enzyme catalytic mechanisms;

4. Demonstrate knowledge of the processes and regulation of DNA expression and replication;

5. Develop and awareness of the applications and usefulness of biochemical knowledge; and

6. Be able to perform simple biochemical techniques in the laboratory and to analyse experimental data critically.

Contact Hours

Two hour lecture and one three-hour practical per week.

Prerequisites

1516 Chemistry 1A and 483 Concepts in Biology OR 1516 Chemistry 1A and 1517 Chemistry 1B).

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

None.



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