BCH2003 - Biochemistry

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Chemistry
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to provide students:
1. an understanding of the chemical structure of biomolecules involved in mammalian metabolism;
2. concepts in biochemical reactions involved in metabolism;
3. principles behind the free energy flow in several major metabolic pathways and their controls and integration;
4. up-to-date knowledge on the biochemical basis of some human diseases and the biochemical techniques used in biotechnology.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 30%
Examination: 70%
Examination Duration: 3 hours
Detailed Course Information


Useful Links

Department of Chemistry