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Basic Biochemistry

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Course ID: 1200-1ELBIOCHW4 Erasmus code / ISCED: 13.3 / (unknown)
Course title: Basic Biochemistry Name in Polish: Elementy biochemii
Department: Faculty of Chemistry
Course groups: (in Polish) Przedmioty minimum programowego dla studentów 4-go semestru (S1-CH)
ECTS credit allocation (and other scores): 1.50
Language: Polish
Main fields of studies for MISMaP:


Type of course:

obligatory courses

Prerequisites (description):

An exam in Organic chemistry IA or IB should be passed.

Short description:

Getting acquainted with the basic concepts of biological processes

Full description:

The structure of peptides and proteins; relation between the three-dimensional structure and biological activities. Selected proteins and their activity: oxygen transporters, enzymes. Major metabolic pathways. Generation and storage of metabolic energy. Nucleic acids and their genetic role. Principles of genetic technology.


J.M. Berg, J.L. Tymoczko, L. Stryer Biochemia krótki kurs PWN 2013

B. Alberts, D. Bray, A. Johnson, J. Lewis, M. Raff, K. Roberts, P. Walter, Podstawy biologii komórki.H.R. Matthews, R.A. Freedland, R.L. Miesfeld, Biochemia i biologia molekularna w zarysie

Learning outcomes:

Understands the role and place of chemistry in the structure of science and its contribution to the development of our civilization.

Knows and understands the theory of chemical kinetics within the range of physical chemistry including the phenomena of catalysis.

Knows classes of organic compounds corresponding to types of functional groups (nomenclature, structure, chemical reactions, methods of preparation, distribution and use).

Knows the basics of biochemistry and understands the importance of chemical processes in animate nature.

Has an organized knowledge of the principles and ethical standards of research and teaching.

Knows the wideness of possessed knowledge and understands the need to improve professional and personal competence.

Assessment methods and assessment criteria:

Lectures are obligatory. Acceptable limit of absence - 2 lectures.

Final written exam, at least 60% of points are needed to pass.

Classes in period "Summer semester 2020/21" (in progress)

Time span: 2021-02-22 - 2021-06-13
Choosen plan division:

see course schedule
Type of class: Lecture, 15 hours more information
Coordinators: Marzena Jankowska-Anyszka
Group instructors: Marzena Jankowska-Anyszka
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Examination: Examination
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