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551-1323-00L  Fundamentals of Biology II: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersK. Locher, N. Ban, R. Glockshuber, E. Weber-Ban
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman

Catalogue data

AbstractThe course provides an introduction to Biochemistry / Molecular Biology with some emphasis on chemical and biophysical aspects.
ObjectiveTopics include the structure-function
relationship of proteins / nucleic acids, protein folding, enzymatic catalysis, cellular pathways involved in bioenergetics and the biosynthesis and breakdown of amino acids, glycans, nucleotides, fatty acids and phospholipids, and steroids. There will also be a discussion of DNA replication and repair, transcription, and translation.
Lecture notesnone
Literaturemandatory: "Biochemistry",
Autoren: Berg/Tymoczko/Stryer, 8th edition, Palgrave Macmillan, International edition (the English version will be preordered at the Polybuchhandlung)
Prerequisites / NoticeSome of the lectures are given in the English language.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersK. Locher, N. Ban, R. Glockshuber, E. Weber-Ban
Typesession examination
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 150 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationDie Leistungskontrolle kann in Deutsch oder Englisch absolviert werden.
Written aidsNicht programmierbarer Taschenrechner. Non programmable pocket calculator.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

Learning materials

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551-1323-00 VGrundlagen der Biologie II: Biochemie und Molekularbiologie4 hrs
Wed15-17HCI G 3 »
Fri08-10HPH G 2 »
K. Locher, N. Ban, R. Glockshuber, E. Weber-Ban


No information on groups available.


There are no additional restrictions for the registration.

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