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551-1323-AAL  Fundamentals of Biology II: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

SemesterAutumn Semester 2018
LecturersK. Locher, N. Ban, R. Glockshuber, E. Weber-Ban
Periodicityevery semester recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentEnrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.



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
Literature"Biochemistry",
Berg/Tymoczko/Stryer, 8th edition, Palgrave Macmillan, International edition

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 examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 150 minutes
Written aidsSimple non-programmable 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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Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
551-1323-AA RFundamentals of Biology II: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Self-study course. No presence required.
150s hrsK. Locher, N. Ban, R. Glockshuber, E. Weber-Ban

Groups

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Restrictions

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