BMS2805 - Biochemistry for Veterinary Science

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
AP1400 and AP2400 and BCH1100 and BMS2802 and GE1122 and GE1136 and GE1228 and GE1351 and GE1401 and GE1501 and GE2401 and VM2001 and VM2002 and VM2003
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2018/19 (Tentative)

* 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 vertebrate 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 diseases;
  5. experience with some biochemical techniques.

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

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 3 hours
Minimum Passing Requirement : A minimum of 30% in coursework as well as in examination, in addition to a minimum of 40% in coursework and examination taken together.
Detailed Course Information


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