Biochemistry is the study of the molecules and chemical reactions responsible for the phenomenon of life. This course introduces students to structure-function relationships in fundamental biological macromolecules. Topics include amino acid chemistry, protein structure and regulation, carbohydrates, lipids and membranes, nucleic acids, DNA replication and repair, and gene expression.


BIOL 214 (C-); and CHEM 211 (C-) or CHEM 201 (C-)

Course Notes

CHEM 215 is an approved Science and Technology course for Cap Core requirements.

CHEM 215 is an approved Science course.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

Effective Term
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