WELCOME TO: BIOCHEMISTRY 410. Sections 501, 502, 503, 504. BIOCHEMISTRY 410. E.D. Harris, Professor Alfredo Hernandez T.A. Aaron Smith, T.A. Prerequisites. Grade of C or better in 5 hours of organic chemistry Prior knowledge of functional groups carboxyl alkanes (saturated)
Sections 501, 502, 503, 504
E.D. Harris, Professor
Alfredo Hernandez T.A.
Aaron Smith, T.A.
3 COURSE EXAMS (100 pts)
5 Quizzes (50 pts)
FINAL (150 pts)
TOTAL = 500 pts
Students must take all exams at the scheduled time
Grades in this course will be based on your performance relative to the class as a whole.
You may estimate your grade for an exam as follows:
A = Minimum 20 points above class average
B = Minimum 10 points above class average
C = Minimum 10 points below class average
D = Minimum 20 points below class average
F = More than 20 points below class average
score and substituting the point value on the final
scaled to a 100 point test
What a student has learned in a course is best told by the performance on the final exam. Dropping an exam will give students who“hang in there”the opportunity to make past amends.
A student who misses an exam and has a
University-Excused absence may:
1. Take a makeup exam within two weeks
2. Request that the points on the final, scaled
to 100 points, substitute for the missed exam
150 + 50
Review lecture material
Answer questions, work problems
Quizzes every other session, 5 will count 10% of grade points
Section 501 Monday 5:00-5:50 WCBA 105
Section 502 Tuesday 4:00-4:50 WCBA 105
Section 503 Wednesday 6:00-6:50 WCBA 105
Section 504 Thursday 5:00-5:50 WCBA 105
WCBA = Wehner College of Business Administration
1. Basics of bonding, energy, and buffers
2. Amino acids, peptides and proteins
3. Nucleic Acids with emphasis on DNA
4. Carbohydrates: mono- and polysaccharides
5. Lipids and membranes
6. Enzymes: properties, kinetics, inhibition
7. DNA replication and repair
8. Transcription and RNA processing
9. Protein biosynthesis
Final Exam: All above including RNA processing,
protein biosynthesis and
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