BIOC - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

BIOC 100A Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Fundamentals of molecular biology, structure and function of nucleic acids, and protein structure. Designed for students preparing for research careers in biochemistry and molecular biology. Lecture: 3-1/2 hours; discussion: 1-1/4 hours.

Credits

5

Instructor

Michael Stone

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 8B; and BIOL 20A.

Quarter offered

Fall

BIOC 100B Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Covers principles of protein function from ligand binding and enzyme mechanism, kinetics and regulation to membrane composition and membrane protein function. Lecture: 3-1/2 hours; discussion: 1-1/4 hours.

Credits

5

Instructor

William Scott

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): BIOC 100A

Quarter offered

Winter

BIOC 100C Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Biochemistry: intermediary metabolism and bioenergetics. How enzymatically catalyzed reactions are organized and regulated; how energy from molecules is extracted for chemical work. Lecture: 3-1/2 hours; discussion: 1-1/4 hours. (Formerly Biochemistry .)

Credits

5

Instructor

Hanns Boeger

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): BIOC 100B

Quarter offered

Spring

BIOC 110L Advanced Biochemistry Laboratory

An introduction to the major techniques used in the isolation and characterization of biological components. Laboratory: 8 hours; lecture: 1-3/4 hours. Students are billed a materials fee.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): BIOC 100B and satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements. Enrollment is restricted to chemistry majors in the biochemistry concentration. Other majors by permission.

Quarter offered

Spring

BIOC 163A Quantum Mechanics, Spectroscopy and Molecular Structure for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Detailed introduction to molecular quantum mechanics and application of spectroscopic and diffraction techniques to problems involving biological macromolecules. Designed as an alternative to CHEM 163A for the biochemistry and molecular biology major requirement. Students cannot receive credit for this course and CHEM 163A.

Credits

5

Instructor

William Scott

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1B and CHEM 1C; and PHYS 5A, and PHYS 5B, or PHYS 6A and PHYS 6B; and previous or concurrent enrollment in PHYS 5C or PHYS 6C.

Quarter offered

Fall

BIOC 163B Biochemical Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Detailed introduction to the fundamentals of classical and statistical thermodynamics and applications to problems involving biochemical equilibria, macromolecular structure and function. Course is designed as an alternative to CHEM 163B for partial fulfillment of the biochemistry and molecular biology major physical chemistry requirement. Students cannot receive credit for this course and CHEM 163B.

Credits

5

Instructor

Glenn Milhauser

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1B and CHEM 1C; PHYS 6A or PHYS 5A; and previous or concurrent enrollment in BIOC 100A. .

Quarter offered

Winter

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