Sep 27, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue 
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CH 490 - Biosynthetic Chemistry

Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 1

This course will examine the pathways that organisms employ to synthesize biological molecules from smaller precursors. The topics of carbon fixation and nitrogen fixation as well as the biosynthesis of carbohydrates, lipids, and amino acids will be covered. The role of potential energy and the mechanisms of some of the key enzymes of these pathways will be covered in detail. Prerequisite(s): CH 223  & CH 224 .