Hours per week:
- Lecture/Discussion: 3
- Lab: 3 (biweekly)
In this course, the principles of biochemistry are introduced with a chemical emphasis. Topics include: the chemistry of water and biologically relevant aqueous solutions, structure of biomolecules and biopolymers (amino acids, peptides and proteins, nucleotides, DNA and RNA, carbohydrates and polysaccharides, lipids and biomembranes), introduction to enzymes and coenzymes.
Senate Revision May 28, 2015: CH250 Co-requisite revised; effective September 1, 2015.