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Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 422 - Biochemistry II 3 hours

The second of a two semester course that outlines the structure, function, and chemical properties of biological molecules.  Topics include the catabolism of fatty acids and amino acids; the urea cycle; oxidative and photo phosphorylation; anabolism of lipids, amino acids, nucleotides, and other nitrogen containing compounds; hormonal regulation and integration in mammalian metabolism and extensions of this concept into the function and regulation of genes and chromosomes; and the biological synthesis of DNA, RNA, and proteins.  Students majoring in Biology or Chemistry must earn a grade of C or higher.  Cross-listed as CHEM 422 .  Prerequisites BIOL 420 /CHEM 420 .