Biochemistry
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Course code
MLK6008.LT
old course code
MLK6008
Course title in Estonian
Biokeemia
Course title in English
Biochemistry
ECTS credits
5.0
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
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lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
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Course aims
To give knowledge about main biochemical processes in living organisms. Forms a basis for further studies of biological subjects.
Brief description of the course
Biochemistry is a general subject which deals with molecular basis of life. Chemical foundations. Bioenergetics and metabolism. Biological oxidation. Carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, nucleic acids. Main metabolic pathways. Integration of metabolism. Genetic information. Introduction to neurochemistry.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has ability to explain and analyze main principles of bioenergetics and metabolism;
- has knowledge of main metabolic pathways and their relationships.
Teacher
MSc Helene Tigro
Prerequisite course 1
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