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Biomolecules of Life

BMD123

Credits: 15.0
Semester: SEM2
Timetable:

    Lecture
  • Semester 2: Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11: Tuesday 9 am - 11 am
  • Semester 2: Weeks 12: Thursday 10 am - 12 pm
  • Semester 2: Weeks 16: Tuesday 9 am -11 am
    Lab
  • Semester 2: Weeks 4, 6, 8: Monday 2 pm - 5 pm
  • Semester 2: Weeks 4, 6, 8: Tuesday 2 pm - 5 pm

Contact: Dr Matthias Dittmar
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: None

The module offers a grounding in a good range of biochemical topics including the structure function relationship of protein, carbohydrates and lipids; fundamentals of enzyme catalysis and kinetics; transport of molecules across biomembranes; biochemical reactions involved in the generation and storage of metabolic energy; in glycolysis and tricarboxylic acid cycle; mitochondrial electron transfer and ATP synthesis; and molecular motors.

Connected course(s): UDF DATA
Assessment: 75.0% Examination, 25.0% Coursework
Level: 4

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