CHEM 431 : Biochemistry I
A course in the molecular logic of life; in particular the molecular structure, nomenclature, properties, and functions of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids. Properties and mechanisms of enzymes, vitamins, and co-enzymes, biological membrane structure and function, and introduction to bioenergetics.
CHEM 232 with a grade of C- or higher.
Corequisite: CHEM 432 (required for chemistry and biochemistry majors).