Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry

CHEM 210
4 CR

A brief introduction to organic chemistry as it applies to biochemistry. Organic topics include the structure, physical properties, and chemical behavior of the major classes of organic compounds. The structure, function, formation, and reactions of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, and nucleic acids are covered. The metabolism of the main classes of biochemical compounds will be emphasized in conjunction with the role of vitamins, hormones, and related compounds. This course includes lecture and laboratory experiences [48-48-96] Lab Fee

Prerequisites: a "C" in CHEM 100 or 110