7.05 General Biochemistry


Class Info

Contributions of biochemistry toward an understanding of the structure and functioning of organisms, tissues, and cells. Chemistry and functions of constituents of cells and tissues and the chemical and physical-chemical basis for the structures of nucleic acids, proteins, and carbohydrates. Basic enzymology and biochemical reaction mechanisms involved in macromolecular synthesis and degradation, signaling, transport, and movement. General metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and nitrogen-containing materials such as amino acids, proteins, and related compounds.

This class has 5.12, and 7.01x as prerequisites.

7.05 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by M. Yaffe and M. Vander Heiden.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in 10-250.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the MIT + 7.05 - Google Search site or on the 7.05 Stellar site.

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