BC367 - Biochemistry of the Cell I


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




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Examinations




Approximate Lecture and Discussion Schedule

Week of:

Probable topic:

Textbook chapter(s):

Discussion topic (guest):

9/8

Chemical equilibria and thermodynamic

1-4

 

9/13

Amino acids and peptides

5

"Acute aspirin overdose, a case study"\

9/20

Protein structure

5

"Protein Homology Searching, a case study"

9/27

Protein dynamics

5

"How do crocodiles hold their breath for so long?"

10/4

Enzyme kinetics and mechanisms

6

"Biopharmaceuticals"

10/13

Enzyme inhibition and regulation

6

Exam 1

10/18

Carbohydrates

7

Problem set discussion

10/25

             Spring break

 

 

11/1

Glycolysis

8

"Hypertension and Receptor Mutations"\ , with Dr. Charles Jacobs

11/8

Citric acid cycle and oxidative phosphorylation

9, 10

"A life-threatening complication of the Atkins Diet, a case study"\

11/15

Lipids and membrane transport

11

Metabolic Diseases, with Dr. Mike Antoniello

11/22

Nitrogen / amino acid metabolism

14, 15

Exam 2

11/29

The "Central Dogma"

18, 19

Problem set\ discussion

12/6

Biological signal transduction

16

Diabetes Discussion (Read textbook, pages 606-608)




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