96-97 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. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in Biol. 310 or 311. I and II. (3-4). (Excl). (BS).

416. Introductory Biochemistry Laboratory. Chem. 340; 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 ($50) 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 572-577 each last one month

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

576. Signal Transduction. Two terms of organic chemistry; Biol. Chem. 415 or equivalent; or permission of instructor. Physical Chemistry is strongly recommended. 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).