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BCH 297 Biochemistry (3-3L) A

This course will encompass the structure and function of major biomolecules, such as carbohydrates, amino acids, proteins, lipids and nucleic acids, as well as energy transduction, enzyme mechanisms and regulation of metabolic pathways. The accompanying laboratory component will introduce some techniques commonly used in the study of biomolecules and enzymology.

Prerequisite: BIO 131, BIO 211 and CHE 251

Note: A supplementary fee may be assessed to cover additional costs associated with this course.


BCH 357 Medical Pharmacology (3) O

This course covers the physical and chemical properties of drugs, their biochemical and physiological effects, mechanisms of action, absorption, distribution, metabolism, elimination and adverse effects. With each classification of drugs covered, their mode of action, their clinical effects and side effects will be emphasized.

Prerequisite: BCH 297


BCH 399 Special Topics in Biochemistry (3) O

Special studies in Biochemistry, as announced.

Prerequisite: Permission of the department