Unit Description: This unit provides an essential background of biochemistry for the modern life scientist, building on fundamentals of organic and biological chemistry and general biology. Lecture topics include structure of biological macromolecules, enzymatic control of biological reactions, principal pathways of intermediary metabolism, flow of energy within cells, and lipid and amino acid metabolism. The unit emphasizes the interpretation of quantitative data and the experimental basis for our current ideas and developments in biochemistry. Laboratory practical sessions will alternate with tutorials covering lecture and practical topics.
Unit Convener: Professor Shoba Ranganathan
When Offered: S1 Day – Session 1, North Ryde, Day
Unit Guide : Macquarie University Unit Guides 2017
Timetable: CBMS 223/623 timetable 2017
Important enrollment information for students: Tutorials (2 hrs) and Practicals (3 hrs) are held on alternate weeks on the same day and the starting at the same time. So, please check your timetable for maximum 3 hours during one of the 223/623 practical sessions for enrollment.
Miscellaneous: CBMS 223 Protein Structure Tutorial