BCH242Y1: Introduction to Biochemistry

Hours

64L/12T/18P

This introductory course in biochemistry will serve as the foundation for upper-level BCH courses taken by students specializing in biochemistry and related specialist programs. The major topics include protein structure, enzyme mechanisms and function, gene expression, lipid and membrane structure and function, and the metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids and amino acids for energy production. Laboratory techniques will also be introduced to understand the role of biochemistry for research. Please note that there are five laboratories accompanying this course. (Lab fees:$10)

Prerequisite
Exclusion
BCH210H1 and BCH311H1, [CHM361H5(UTM) and CHM362H5(UTM)], [BIOC12H3 (UTSC) and BIOC13H3 (UTSC)], CHMB62H3(UTSC)
Distribution Requirements
Science
Breadth Requirements
Living Things and Their Environment (4)
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)