Feb 20, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Academic Catalog 2019-2020
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PHRM 559 - Biochemistry


5 credit(s)
Introduces foundational concepts in biochemistry including the principles of protein structure and function, enzyme kinetics, the metabolism of carbohydrates, amino acids, and lipids, as well as their role in energy production and homeostasis, the transmission of genetic information via DNA replication, transcription, and translation, and the regulatory mechanisms involved in the control of gene expression and DNA repair. Additional highlights of this block include a discussion of recombinant DNA technology, the integration of
metabolic pathways, the role of membranes and membrane proteins in biological transport, cell signaling, and a brief introduction to the eukaryolic cell cycle and apoptosis. Pass/No Pass.



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