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PHA208 Medical Biochemistry

[4–0, 4 cr.]

This course covers the chemistry and metabolism of biomolecules (proteins, lipids, carbohydrates and DNA) and metabolic pathway to energy utilization. Particular emphasis is placed on the biochemical basis for disease, and targets and therapeutic intervention.

Prerequisites: BIO201 General Biology I, CHM201 Chemistry Principles, CHM311 Organic Chemistry I, CHM312 Organic Chemistry II, CHM313 Organic Chemistry I Lab, and CHM314  Organic Chemistry II Lab

Co-requisite: Pre-Professional Year 2 status