This course introduces students to metabolism: the collection of chemical processes by which cells derive energy from their surroundings and use this energy to make the building blocks of life. The major metabolic pathways involved in the synthesis and breakdown of important biological molecules are explored, along with the mechanisms of regulating these pathways in the body. Links between errors in metabolism and human disease are also discussed.
CHEM 211 (C-) and CHEM 204 (C-), or CHEM 201 (C-); and BIOL 215 (C-) or CHEM 215 (C-)
CHEM 315 is an approved Science and Technology course for Cap Core requirements.
CHEM 315 is an approved Quantitative/Analytical course for baccalaureate degrees. CHEM 315 is an approved Science course.