5.07 Biological Chemistry I
Chemical and physical properties of the cell and its building blocks. Structures of proteins and principles of catalysis. The chemistry of organic/inorganic cofactors required for chemical transformations within the cell. Basic principles of metabolism and regulation in pathways, including glycolysis, gluconeogenesis, fatty acid synthesis/degradation, pentose phosphate pathway, Krebs cycle and oxidative phosphorylation, DNA replication, and transcription and translation.
This class has 5.12 as a prerequisite.
Lecture occurs 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in 4-370.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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