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Syllabus for

Academic year
KBB045 - Biochemistry
Biokemi
 
Syllabus adopted 2020-02-10 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: TKKEF
3,0 Credits
Grading: TH - Pass with distinction (5), Pass with credit (4), Pass (3), Fail
Education cycle: First-cycle
Major subject: Bioengineering
Department: 21 - CHEMISTRY AND CHEMICAL ENGINEERING


Teaching language: Swedish
Application code: 54119
Open for exchange students: No
Maximum participants: 12
Only students with the course round in the programme plan

Module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0102 Project 3,0c Grading: TH   1,5c 1,5c    

In programs

TKKEF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING WITH ENGINEERING PHYSICS, Year 1 

Examiner:

Björn Åkerman

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Eligibility

General entry requirements for bachelor's level (first cycle)
Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling the requirements above.

Specific entry requirements

The same as for the programme that owns the course.
Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling the requirements above.

Course specific prerequisites

Prerequisites corresponding to eligibility.

Aim

Provide background for continued studies in bioscience.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

  • Apply the common models for chemical bonding and intermolecular interactions to the structure and properties of biological molecules.
  • Perform thermodynamic and simple chemical kinetic calculations on biological systems.
  • Understand the principles of enzymatic kinetics.
  • Be familiar with the most common oxidation and reduction reactions in biological systems.

Content

Fundamental biochemistry, application of chemical concepts on biological systems and macromolecules, including the chemical bond, intermolecular interactions, thermodynamics and chemical kinetics.

Organisation

The course is run in close connection with Chemistry and biochemistry for Bt1 and K1.

Quarter 1

Overview lecture on Biochemistry

Quarter 2

Three lectures on Biochemistry

Three tutorials involving about 30 students, where three handouts are solved.

Quarter 3

Two laborations, one on DNA and one on proteins

Literature

Reading material that can be downloaded at no cost

Examination including compulsory elements

Three compulsory handouts
Test paper on Biochemistry


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