Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G1 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. KBK011 overlaps following cours/es: KBK010 and KBK020. Compulsory for: B2. Course coordinator: Professor Leif B├╝low,, Pure and Applied Biochemistry. Assessment: Written examination and a passed report from a laboratory practical. Parts: 2. Home page:

The aim of the course is to give basic knowledge in biochemistry, particularly within protein chemistry, enzymology and metabolism as well as basic abilities in biochemical laboratory work.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must


Berg, J.M, Tymoczko, J.L and Stryer, L.: Biochemistry, W.H. Freeman & Co, San Fransisco 2007, ISBN:0-7167-8724-5


Code: 0105. Name: Biochemistry, Theory.
Higher education credits: 6. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written examination. Contents: Different methods for protein purification and protein characterization. Examples of specific enzyme mechanisms. Carbohydrates in biological systems. The three steps of energy metabolism. Control of metabolism by different methods. Mechanisms of hormone action. Electron transport and its relation to ATP synthesis. Biosynthesis of central biomolecules.

Code: 0205. Name: Biochemistry, Practicals.
Higher education credits: 1,5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Passed report. Contents: The laboratory practical covers the purification of genetically modified lactate dehydrogenase from E.coli.