BC 362- Medical Biochemistry

Lecture: T, Th 9:30 - 10:45 AM
(Keyes 105)

Discussion: Fr 9:00- 9:50 (section A, Lovejoy 213) or 12:00-12:50 (section B, Lovejoy 215)

Instructor:
Julie T. Millard

Keyes 304, x5757



Course Objectives
This is an intensive course that provides in-depth exposure to the principles of biochemistry most important to an understanding of health and disease. Major topics include the functions and interactions of the major classes of biomolecules and the transduction and storage of cellular energy (metabolism).

Attendance Policy
Attendance at every class meeting is expected. Unexcused absences from class could result in a reduction of your grade. Please keep in mind that only Prof. Millard can determine what constitutes an excused absence for this course.

Course Materials:

Week 1 Powerpoint: Intro, Water, and Buffers

Week 2 Powerpoint: Amino Acids and Peptides

Week 2 Powerpoint: Primary and Secondary Protein Structure

Week 3 Powerpoint: Globular Proteins

Week 4 Powerpoint: Enzyme Kinetics

Week 4 Powerpoint: Enzyme Inhibition

Week 5 Powerpoint: Enzyme Mechanisms

Week 5 Powerpoint: Carbohydrates

Week 6 Powerpoint: Lipids and Membranes

Week 7 Powerpoint: Overview of Metabolism

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Syllabus

ExPASy (The Expert Protein Analysis System proteomics server of the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics)

Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man

Sample Exam 1

Key to Sample Exam 1

Sample Exam 2

Key to Sample Exam 2

Schedule for Case-Study Presentations

Case Study Rubric

Limited Solutions to Problem Set 4

Limited Solutions to Problem Set 5

Solutions to Quiz 4A

Solutions to Quiz 4B

Solutions to Exam 1

Limited Solutions to Problem Set 6

Schedule of Metabolic Disorders Presentations

Metabolic Disorders Presentations:
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