BCH242Y1: Introduction to Biochemistry

Hours: 
64L/12T/14P

An introductory course that will serve as the foundation for BCH courses taken in Third and Fourth years by students specializing in biochemistry and related specialist programs. The major topics include protein structure, enzyme mechanisms, cellular and molecular biology, lipid and membrane structure and function, and carbohydrate, lipid, and amino acid metabolism and bioenenergetics. Please note that there are five laboratories accompanying this course.

Exclusion: 

BCH210H1 and BCH311H1, [CHM361H5(UTM) and CHM362H5(UTM)], [BIOC12H3 (UTSC) and BIOC13H3 (UTSC)]

Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Living Things and Their Environment (4)
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)