BCH 413 Course Synopsis

Courses Code: BCH 413

Course Title: PLANT BIOCHEMISTRY

Number of unit : 2 Units

Course Duration: Two hours per week

 

COURSE DETAILS

Course Coordinator: Dr. AKINLOYE Oluseyi Adeboye

Email: oaakin@yahoo.com

Office Lecturer: Room B307, College of Natural Science, Department of Biochemistry

Other Lecturer :

COURSE SYNOPSIS

Organisation of plant cells, photosynthesis, alkaloids and flavonoids, plant homones.  Structure-function relationship of plant hormones.  Biosynthesis of carotenoid pigments.  Biochemistry of plant development.  The plant cell wall – structure, formation and growth.  Lignin formation.  Free amino acids, pyrimidines, purines and nucleosides in plants.  Metabolism of auxins, gibberelins and cytokinins.  Synthetic growth regulators and herbicides. (Pre-requisites BCH 201, 202)

 

BCH 413 – Lecture Note

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