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2017-2018 catalog
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
  Feb 22, 2018
2017-2018 catalog

IDSP 111 - Basic Biochemistry, Molecular, and Cellular Biology I

2 Credits

This course provides an introduction to the basic biochemical properties of amino acids and proteins, a discussion of protein assembly and folding into the three dimensional structures required for function, and an introduction to basic principles of enzyme kinetics, examples of enzyme active site structure, and mechanism of action. Topics on membrane lipids, membrane transport, carbohydrates, and the important biochemical processes and enzymes that cells utilize to generate metabolic energy are also included in this section.