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BC368 - Biochemistry of the Cell II


Instructor: Kevin Rice (Keyes 313, x5763, kprice@colby.edu)


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BC368 Learning Goals

  1. To apply understanding of the fundamental chemistry of biomolecules to the intricate molecular phenomena of living systems.
  2. To understand how chemical reactivity, thermodynamics, and kinetics are responsible for life.
  3. To sharpen problem-solving skills of both a qualitative and quantitative nature and to solve problems that involve the integration and synthesis of new knowledge.
  4. To enhance written and oral communication skills and build confidence in oral expression in a group setting.

 


 

Approximate Lecture and Discussion Schedule

Week of:

Probable topic:

Textbook chapter(s):

Discussion materials:

2/7

Membranes & Transport

11

Problem set #1

2/12

Biosignaling

12

Problem set #2

2/19

Bioenergetics

13

Problem set #3

2/26

Glycolysis

14

Problem set #4

3/5

Citric Acid Cycle

16

Problem set #5

3/12

Electron Transport Chain

19

(no materials for this week)

3/19

Oxidative Phosphorylation

19

Problem set #6

4/2

Gluconeogenesis & Glycogen Metabolism

14, 15

Problem set #7

4/9

Fatty Acid Catabolism

17

Discussion Materials

4/16

Fatty Acid Biosynthesis

21

 (no materials for this week)

4/23

Nitrogen Metabolism

18, 22

 

4/30

Integration of Metabolism

23

 

5/7

Photosynthesis

20

 























































Homework #11

 


 

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