University of Calgary

BCEM 393 - Introduction to Biochemistry - Spring 2018

The structure and function of carbohydrates, amino acids, proteins, lipids, coenzymes and enzymes will be presented, along with an introduction to metabolism and energy transduction. Laboratory: Overview of current biochemical techniques for studying proteins, enzymes and metabolic pathways.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-3/2)


  • Prior or concurrent completion of Biology 331 is strongly recommended. Biochemistry 393 and 443 are the recommended courses for students wishing to take only two biochemistry courses.


  • Chemistry 351; and Biology 311 or admission to the BHSc Honours program and Medical Sciences 341.


  • Credit for Biochemistry 393 and 341 will not be allowed.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2019.
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