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Unformatted text preview: 1 COURSE SYLLABUS BCH 4024: INTRODUCTION TO BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY COURSE COORDINATOR: Dr. Philip J. Laipis Spring Semester, 2011 Credit: four (4) hours Course Description: BCH 4024 surveys the structure, function, and metabolism of amino acids, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids. It introduces concepts in cell structure, replication and growth, and metabolic regulation. Meeting Times and Places: Lectures: Held Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays (sixth period, from 12:50 p.m. to 1:40 p.m.) in the second-floor Stetson MSB (Medical Sciences Building) Auditorium (room N2-200). Prerequisites: Organic Chemistry (CHM 2210 and 2211, CHM 2215 and 2216, or their equivalents at other universities) or consent of course coordinator. In certain cases, with permission, CHM 2211 or CHM 2216 may be taken concurrently. CHM 2200 is NOT an acceptable prerequisite for BCH 4024. Text: Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry , 5 th edition, by David L. Nelson and Michael M. Cox . New York : W.H. Freeman and Company, 2008. Textbooks may be obtained from the Health Center Bookstore, Room MG-15. Texts are also available in several local commercial bookstores. A few copies are currently on reserve in the Health Center Library, in the Communicore building. Web Page: This syllabus, expanded policies and information about the course, copies of old exams and quiz packages, and old test answers and keys, are available both on the Sakai E-learning site http://lss.at.ufl.edu and at the BCH 4024 site http://www.biochem.med.ufl.edu/coursetemp.php?cid=44 Lecture Notes: ALL faculty lecture notes for this course are available ONLY at the "Sakai E-Learning" site. All other course-related files can also be found there. There is NO approved course package. Tests and Grading: Examinations will start at 5:15 PM and 7:00 PM on the indicated days, in Room CG-28 (Computer Testing Center, Communicore Building, Health Science Center). Any changes in these times will be announced. The final examination is scheduled for Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at the same place and times....
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- Spring '08
- molecular biology