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Fall Academic Term 2003 Course Guide

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Courses in Biological Chemistry


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Fall Academic Term, 2003 (September 2 - December 19)


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.


BIOLCHEM 415. Introductory Biochemistry.

Meets with BIOLCHEM 515.

Instructor(s): Menon

Prerequisites & Distribution: Two terms of organic chemistry. (3). (Excl). (BS). May not be repeated for credit. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in BIOLOGY 310 or 311, or CHEM 451/452.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: http://www.biochem.med.umich.edu/biochem/courses/bc415_515/

A one-term introductory biochemistry course that covers the biochemistry of the living state; the chemistry of amino acids, proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates, lipids, and steroids; energy transformations and chemical reactions in living cells; function of immune system and action of hormones; and self-regulation and self-replication of living organisms.

Students may elect a fourth credit hour by participating in a weekly seminar course (BIOLCHEM 491) presented jointly by clinicians and basic scientists, which correlates BIOLCHEM 415 lecture material with human disease through the use of clinical case studies.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

BIOLCHEM 416. Introductory Biochemistry Laboratory.

Meets with BIOLCHEM 516.

Instructor(s): Ballou

Prerequisites & Distribution: Quantitative Analysis; Prior or concurrent election of BIOLCHEM 415 or CHEM 451/452. (3). (Excl). (BS). May not be repeated for credit. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in BIOLOGY 429 or BIOLCHEM 516. Laboratory fee ($50) required.

Credits: (3).

Lab Fee: Laboratory fee ($50) required.

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

A basic laboratory course in biochemical techniques and how to conduct and interpret biochemical laboratory experiments. Experiments include: spectrophotometry; enzymatic (including coupled) and protein assays; enzyme purification and kinetics; thermodynamic measurements; DNA manipulations; including mapping and cloning; PCR; and forensic testing.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

BIOLCHEM 499. Biochemical Research for Undergraduates: Laboratory.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: BIOLCHEM 415 or CHEM 451/452; permission of the course director. (1-6). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (1-6; 1-4 in the half-term).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course provides an opportunity for students to develop a special research project under the direct supervision of a department faculty member.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of instructor required.


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