Course Catalog » Biochemistry 200A

Subject: Biochemistry
Course Number: 200A
Course Title: Structure of Macromolecules
Units: 3
School: Graduate Division
Department: Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Program

Course Description: Training in the fundamental principles governing the behaviors of biological macromolecules and the use of modern techniques in the study of these behaviors. Topics covered are: thermodynamics (entropy, equilibrium, cooperative interactions); kinetics and catalysis; structure and function of macromolecules (DNA, membranes, proteins) by X-ray and electron optics; kinetics and structure of cooperative enzymes and systems of biological control. Special emphasis on small group discussion format.
Prerequisites: Calculus, physical chemistry, organic chemistry, and an advanced course in biology.
Restrictions: Instructor approval required for non-Tetrad students.
Activities: Lecture

Instructor of Record: G. Narlikar
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade, P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No