Biochemistry I: CHE 450-01

Course Policies and Grading

Pre-Requisites

General Chemistry (two semester or three quarter sequence)

Organic Chemistry (two semester or three quarter sequence)

 

Date Lecture Reading (Lehninger: Principles of Bicohemistry, 7th Edition) Case Study Homework
January 25

Chemistry of Life / The Cell

Lehninger Introductory Ppt

(1-21)

1.1-1.5

2.1, 2.4 & 2.5

10.1, 10.2

 

Chapter 1

DUE: Friday, 01/29

January 27

Molecules of Life / Water

Lehninger Introductory Ppt

(22-45)

Lehninger Water Ppt

(1-36)

Lehninger Lipids Ppt

(1-24)

2.1, 2.4 & 2.5    
February 01

Acidosis / Alkalosis

Lehninger Water Ppt

(37-51)

2.2 & 2.3 Case Study 1 Solution

Chapter 3

DUE Friday, 02/05

February 03

Amino Acids / Proteins

Lehninger Amino Acids Ppt

(1-36)

Lehninger Proteins Ppt

(1-25)

3.1, 3.2 & 3.4

4.1-4.4

pg 172, Sickle Cell Disease

Case Study 2 Solution

 

February 08

Protein Synthesis and Maturation

Lehninger Protein Maturation Ppt

(1-48)

27.1 & 27.2  

Chapter 27

DUE: Friday, 02/12

February 10

Proteins: Globular and Membrane and Structural (Fibrous)

Lehninger Proteins Ppt

(26-43)

4.3

5.3

 

 

February 15 HOLIDAY      
February 17

Membranes

Lehninger Membranes Ppt

(1-33)

Lehninger CHO's Ppt

(28-31)

Lehninger Lipids Ppt

(13-34)

7.3 & 7.4

10.1 & 10.2

11.1-11.3

 

Chapter 11

DUE: Friday, 02/26

February 22

Myoglobin / Hemoglobin

Lehninger Protein Function Ppt

(1-34)

4.3

5.1 & 5.2

Case Study 3 Solution

Chapter 5

DUE: Friday, 03/05

February 24

Gas Transport / Antibodies & Antigens

Lehninger Protein Function Ppt

(35-38)

5.2    
March 01

Exam 1

   
March 03

Enzymes: Catalysis & Kinetics

Lehninger Enzymes Ppt

(1-11; 22-35)

6.1-6.5 Case Study 4 Solution  
March 08

Enzymes: Isozymes & Regulation

Lehninger Enzymes Ppt

(36-42)

" " Case Study 5 Solution

Chapter 6

DUE: Friday, 03/12

March 10

Enzyme Mechanisms-Serine Proteases

Lehninger Enzymes Ppt

(12-21)

" "    
March 15

Overview of Nutrients / Vitamins of CHO Metabolism

Cobalamin, Folic Acid, Antioxidants

Lehninger ThermoMetabolism Ppt

(16-21)

Lehninger Lipids ppt

(35-41)

13.4

NADH and FADH2 Structures

Case Study 6 Solution

 

March 17

Nucleotides: Composition and Structure

Lehninger Nucleotides Ppt

(1-38)

Lehninger Lipids ppt

(23-29)

8.1-8.4 AT and GC Pair Structures

Chapter 8

DUE: Friday, 03/19

March 22

Exam 2

   
March 24

Purine Metabolism (Study Guide)

Pyrimidine Metabolism (Study Guide)

Lehninger Nucleotide Synthesis Ppt

pg. 900 Lesch-Nyhan


Case Study 7 Solution

 

March 29 Spring Break      
March 31 Spring Break      
April 05

DNA Synthesis

Lehninger DNA Ppt (1-37)

24.1-24.3  

Chapter 25

DUE: Friday, 04/09

April 07

 

 

DNA Mutation and Repair

Lehninger DNA Ppt (38-55)

RNA Synthesis and Processing

Lehninger RNA

25.1 & 25.2

26.2

   
April 12

Genome Organization

Lehninger Genes Ppt

24.3

Study Guide/Worksheet:

Genome Organization

 
April 14

 

Regulation of Gene Expression

Lehninger Genome Organization

28.1-28.3

Study Guide/Worksheet:

 

Regulation of Gene Expression

 
April 19

Study Guide

Overview of CHO Metabolism

Lehninger CHO Ppt

(1-22)

7.1 & 7.2
 
April 21

Intro To & Thermo Of Metabolism

Glycolysis

Lehninger Thermodynamics in Metablism Ppt

(1-15)

Lehninger Glycolysis Ppt

(1-39)

1.3

13.1

14.1-14.3

Chapter: 14

DUE: Friday, 04/23

April 26 Exam 3      
April 28

Citric Acid Cycle

Lehninger Citric Acid Ppt

(1-28)

16.1-16.3

Case Study 8

Solution

Chapter 16

DUE: Friday, 05/07

May 03

Glycogen Metabolism

Gluconeogenesis

Lehninger Carbohydrates Ppt

(23-27)

Lehninger Gluconeogensis and PPP Ppt

(40-50)

7.2

14.4 & 14.5

15.4 & 15.5

 

Case Study 9 Solution

 
May 05

Electron Transport

Electron Transport pdf

Lehninger Electron Transfer Ppt

(1-20)

Pathways Review

19.1-19.3

Case Study 10 Solution

Chapter 19

DUE: Friday, 05/14

May 10 Study Day      
May 12

Exam 4

   
Monday, May 17 Final Exam, 10:00AM-12:00PM      

 

 

Homework Assignment DUE DATE

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Chapter 1

Friday, January 29th, 2021

Chapter 3

Friday, February 5th, 2021

Chapter 27

Friday, February 12th, 2021

Chapter 11

Friday, February 26th ,2021

Chapter 5

Friday, March 5th, 2021

Chapter 6

Friday, March 12th, 2021

Chapter 8

Friday, March 19th, 2021

Chapter 25

Friday, April 9th, 2021

Chapter 14

Friday, April 23rd, 2021

Chapter 16

Friday, May 7th, 2021

Chapter 19 Friday, May 14th, 2021  

 

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