CHEM 0425

Biochemistry Of Metabolism

Biochemistry of Metabolism
A living organism requires thousands of coordinated individual chemical reactions for life. In this course we will survey the major integrated metabolic pathways of living cells and whole organisms, with particular attention to enzyme mechanisms, as well as the regulation, and integration of metabolism from the molecular to the whole organism level. The synthesis and degradation of carbohydrates, amino acids, lipids, and nucleotides are investigated, along with the mechanisms of energy flow and cell-to-cell communication. While common metabolic processes are emphasized, unique aspects of metabolism that permit cells to function in unusual niches will also be considered. Mechanistic and regulatory aspects of metabolic processes will be reinforced through an investigation of inborn errors and organic defects that lead to disease. (CHEM 0322) 3 hrs. lect., 1 hr. disc.
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Natural Sciences
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Fall 2024

CHEM0425A-F24 Lecture
CHEM0425Z-F24 Discussion

Fall 2023

CHEM0425A-F23 Lecture (Cluss)
CHEM0425Z-F23 Discussion (Cluss)

Fall 2022

CHEM0425A-F22 Lecture (Cluss)
CHEM0425Z-F22 Discussion (Cluss)

Fall 2021

CHEM0425A-F21 Lecture (Cluss)

Fall 2020

CHEM0425A-F20 Lecture (Dovey)
CHEM0425Z-F20 Discussion (Dovey)

Fall 2019

CHEM0425A-F19 Lecture (Giddings)
CHEM0425Z-F19 Discussion (Giddings)

Fall 2018

CHEM0425A-F18 Lecture (Cluss)
CHEM0425Z-F18 Discussion (Cluss)

Fall 2017

CHEM0425A-F17 Lecture (Giddings)
CHEM0425Z-F17 Discussion (Giddings)

Fall 2016

CHEM0425A-F16 Lecture (Giddings)
CHEM0425Z-F16 Discussion (Giddings)

Fall 2015

CHEM0425A-F15 Lecture (Giddings)
CHEM0425Z-F15 Discussion (Giddings)

Fall 2014

CHEM0425A-F14 Lecture (Sandwick)
CHEM0425Z-F14 Discussion (Sandwick)

Fall 2013

CHEM0425A-F13 Lecture (Sandwick)
CHEM0425Z-F13 Discussion (Sandwick)

Fall 2012

CHEM0425A-F12 Lecture (Cluss)
CHEM0425Z-F12 Discussion (Cluss)

Fall 2011

CHEM0425A-F11 Lecture (Cluss)
CHEM0425Z-F11 Discussion (Cluss)

Fall 2010

CHEM0425A-F10 Lecture (Cluss)
CHEM0425Z-F10 Discussion (Cluss)

Fall 2009

CHEM0425A-F09 Lecture (Cluss)
CHEM0425Z-F09 Discussion (Cluss)

Fall 2008

CHEM0425A-F08 Lecture (Cluss)
CHEM0425Z-F08 Discussion (Cluss)

Fall 2007

CHEM0425A-F07 Lecture (Daugherty)
CHEM0425Z-F07 Discussion (Daugherty)

Fall 2006

CHEM0425A-F06 Lecture (Cluss)
CHEM0425Z-F06 Discussion (Cluss)

Fall 2005

CHEM0425A-F05 Lecture (Daugherty)
CHEM0425Z-F05 Discussion (Daugherty)

Fall 2004

CHEM0425A-F04 Lecture (Cluss)
CHEM0425Z-F04 Discussion (Cluss)

Fall 2003

CHEM0425A-F03 Lecture (Sandwick)
CHEM0425Z-F03 Discussion (Sandwick)