Courses Code: BCH 305
Course Title: METABOLISM OF AMINO ACIDS AND PROTEINS
Number of unit : 2 Units
Office Lecturer: College of Natural Science, Department of Biochemistry
Other Lecturer :
Amino acids as building blocks of proteins; covalent backbone of proteins. Primary structure of proteins. Reactions of amino acid side chains. Secondary, tertiary and quartenary structures of proteins. Isolation, fractionation, purification and characterization of proteins. Protein-protein interaction. Biological functions of protein – correlation of structure with functions in a few specific proteins. Oxidative degradation of amino acids, NH4 transport (Pre-requisites BCH 201, 202). Biosynthesis of Proteins.
BCH 305 – METABOLISM OF AMINO ACIDS AND PROTEINS (2 Units)