94-95 LS&A Bulletin

Biological Chemistry

Not a concentration program.

The Department of Biological Chemistry is a participating unit in the interdepartmental "Biochemistry" concentration program listed in this Bulletin under the heading, "Biochemistry." Courses in the Department of Biological Chemistry are listed in the Time Schedule as part of the Medical School's offerings in the subsection Biological Chemistry. The following count as LS&A courses for LS&A degree credit.


Courses in Biological Chemistry (Division 517)

415. Introductory Biochemistry. Two terms of organic chemistry equivalent to Chem. 225 and 226. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in Biol. 311. I and II. (3-4). (Excl). (BS).

416. Introductory Biochemistry Laboratory. Quantitative analysis (e.g. Chemistry 340 or 348); prior or concurrent election of Biol. Chem. 415. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in Biol. 429 or Biol. Chem. 516. I. (3). (Excl). (BS). Laboratory fee ($20) required.

499. Biochemical Research for Undergraduates: Laboratory. Biol. Chem. 415 or the equivalent; permission of the course director. I, II, and III. (1-6). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Courses 570-577 each last one month

570/Biophysics 570. Protein Structure. Two terms of organic chemistry; Biol. Chem. 415 or equivalent; or permission of instructor. Physical Chemistry is strongly recommended. I. (1). (Excl). (BS).

571/Biophysics 571. Nucleic Acids: Structure and Dynamics. Biol. Chem. 570 or equivalent. Undergraduate courses in physical chemistry and genetics are strongly recommended. I. (1). (Excl). (BS).

572. Control of Gene Expression. Biol. Chem. 571 or equivalent. Physical chemistry and genetics are strongly recommended. I. (1). (Excl). (BS).

573. Enzyme Kinetics and Ligand Binding. Biol. Chem. 570 or equivalent. Physical chemistry is strongly recommended. II. (1). (Excl). (BS).

574. Catalysis. Biol. Chem. 570 and 573, or equivalent. Physical chemistry is strongly recommended. II. (1). (Excl). (BS).

575. Signal Transduction. Two terms of organic chemistry; Biol. Chem. 415 or equivalent; or permission of instructor. Physical Chemistry is strongly recommended. II. (1). (Excl). (BS).

576. Membranes and Protein Targetting. Two terms of organic chemistry; Biol. Chem. 415 or equivalent; or permission of instructor. I. (1). (Excl). (BS).

577. Metabolic Regulation. Two terms of organic chemistry; Biol. Chem. 415 and Biol. Chem. 570, 573, and 575, or equivalent. I. (1). (Excl). (BS).

578. Biochemical Techniques. Two terms of organic chemistry; Biol. Chem. 415 or equivalent; or permission of instructor. Physical chemistry is strongly recommended. I. (1). (Excl). (BS).

579. Cooperativity and Allosteric Regulation. Biol. Chem. 570 and 573, or equivalent. (1). (Ludwig). (Excl). (BS). May be repeated for a total of two credits.


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