2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

CHEM 667 Medical Biochemistry

Chemistry of major cellular constituents; enzymes as the catalysts of intracellular chemical reactions with emphasis on underlying principles of physical and organic chemistry. Intermediary metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids, and nucleotides; modern techniques employed in the study of metabolic processes; biosynthesis and degradation of intracellular components; hormonal regulation of metabolism. Prerequisite: admission to the medical education program.