CHEM 440
Biochemistry I

J. D. Cronk    Syllabus   

Biochemistry topics

Topics include:

ATCase Aspartate transcarbamoylase: "The hemoglobin of enzymology"
Dihedral angles (includes Ramachandran plots)
Beta: β strands and β sheets, a principal type of secondary structure
Blood coagulation cascade
Carbonic anhydrase: Catalysis with a metal ion cofactor
Catalytic triad: Serine protease mechanism
Citric acid cycle: Reactions and enzymes
Enzyme kinetics
Enzymology: An introduction
Glycogen phosphorylase
Glycolysis: Enzymes and reactions
Glycolysis: Regulation
Michaelis-Menten equation (enzyme kinetics)
NMR: Summary of multidimensional NMR as a method of protein structure determination
PyMOL: an open-source molecular graphics program
Regulation of metabolism
Serine proteases
β strands and β sheets (a principal type of secondary structure)
Thiamine pyrophosphate (TPP)
Thioesters: and Coenzyme A