Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: CHE                                     Course Number: 315                                    
Course Title: Biochemistry
Subject: Chemistry
CUNY Subject Area: Chemistry
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course provides a fundamental and detailed introduction to modern biochemistry. Lecture topics include amino acids and proteins, nucleic acids, lipids, carbohydrates, classical bioenergetics, and metabolism. Emphasis is placed on contemporary applications of protein and nucleic acid biochemistry. Forensic applications of and special topics in biochemistry are integrated with the course material. Modern laboratory procedures in biochemistry including bimolecular purification, analysis, and spectroscopic thermodynamic and kinetic techniques are introduced. Current methods of graphical presentation and mathematical analysis of experimental data are applied.

Prerequisite: ENG 201, BIO104, CHE 202, PHY 102 OR PHY 204, and MAT 241
Start Date:    06/30/2014                         End Date: