2023-2024 University Catalog 
    Feb 26, 2024  
2023-2024 University Catalog
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BN 0213 - Human Biochemistry (lecture)

This course covers the substances that compose, maintain and nourish living tissues. The chemical structure, property, metabolism, function as well as the practical and clinical aspects of the following groups of biochemical compounds are studied: amino acids, proteins, enzymes, cofactors, carbohydrates, lipids and nucleic acids. The normal and abnormal metabolisms of intermediate compounds are discussed. Pathways of energy utilization are emphasized. Examples of the roles of hormones, enzymes, vitamins, minerals and metabolites in regulating and maintaining the biochemical functions of the body are presented. Instruction includes lectures, clinical—correlation studies, and homework assignments. Correlation of biochemistry to the human body structure, normal and abnormal body conditions, nutrition and diagnosis are stressed.

Course Delivery Model(s): Online Interactive

Lecture Hours: 45
Lab Hours: 0
Total Hours: 45
Credits: 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: BN 0213L

Repeatable (# of times): 0

Grade Type: Letter

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