MIC 110 - Introduction to Biochemistry
||The cell and its evolution: from molecules to the first cell, from procaryotes to eucaryotes, structure and function of sub-cellular organelles, their isolation and identification. Biomolecules: Carbohydrates-structure and biological functions of carbohydrates. Polysaccharides: of biological interests: structure & their functions. Lipids: biological functions of different classes of lipids. Amino acids and peptides. Proteins: general introduction to proteins. Enzymes as biological catalysts, specificity, Enzyme kinetics,Enzyme inhibition. Nucleic Acids: DNA, RNA, introduction to structure of DNA, Double Helix, Central dogma of molecular biology.
[Credit Hours: 3]