Provides a basic introduction to biochemistry for students in health, exercise & marine sciences, complementing studies in cell biology and chemistry for life sciences. The unit also provides an introduction to metabolic biochemistry and molecular biology. It considers the basic biochemistry of cell metabolism and physiological processes, and discusses the structure and function of lipids, carbohydrates, proteins and nucleic acids in biology.
|Unit name||Introductory Biochemistry|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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- KRA161 or CXA171
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
2-hr weekly lecture (13 weeks), 1-hr weekly tutorial, 2-hr practical (alternate weeks)
Tutorial tests (20%), practical reports (30%), final 3-hr exam (50%)
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