Course syllabus

Biokemi
Biochemistry

KBK011, 7,5 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2014/15
Decided by: Education Board C
Date of Decision: 2014-04-14

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: B2
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish

Aim

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.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Contents

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Written examination and a passed report from a laboratory practical.

Parts
Code: 0105. Name: Biochemistry, Theory.
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.
Credits: 1,5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Passed report. Contents: The laboratory practical covers the purification of genetically modified lactate dehydrogenase from E.coli.

Admission

The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: KBK010, KBK020

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Professor Leif B├╝low, Leif.Bulow@tbiokem.lth.se
Course homepage: http://www.tbiokem.lth.se/english/education/biochemistry/