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Modul LS2000-KP10

Biochemistry 1 (Bioch1KP10)

Duration:


1 Semester
Turnus of offer:


each winter semester
Credit points:


10
Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Bachelor MLS 2018 (compulsory), life sciences, 3rd semester
  • Bachelor Nutritional Medicine 2018 (compulsory), life sciences, 3rd semester
  • Bachelor Nutritional Medicine 2016 (compulsory), life sciences, 3rd semester
  • Bachelor MLS 2016 (compulsory), life sciences, 3rd semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Biochemistry I (practical course, 4 SWS)
  • Biochemistry I (lecture, 4 SWS)
Workload:
  • 120 Hours in-classroom work
  • 180 Hours private studies
Contents of teaching:
  • Lectures:
  • Characteristics of biosystems
  • Biomolecules
  • Proteins: structure and dynamics
  • Enzymes: structure, function, regulation
  • Metabolism of carbohydrates: Properties of carbohydrates, Functions of carbohydrates, Metabolic pathways
  • Citric acid cycle
  • Membrane transport and cellular respiration
  • Practical:
  • Biological buffer systems
  • Photometric methods / hemoglobin
  • Enzymatic Catalysis
  • Characterization of carbohydrates
  • Bioenergetics
Qualification-goals/Competencies:
  • Students can understand structures and functions of basic biomolecules
  • They can understand biochemical interrelations and their importance for cellular metabolism
  • They have acquired basic knowledge of medical aspects of biochemistry
  • They have acquired the basic ability to experiment independently and autonomously, taking into account environmental protection and occupational safety and the handling of hazardous substances (according to Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)) and the GWP guideline of the University of Lübeck in accordance with the DFG guidelines
  • They can understand and apply biochemical separation and analysis methods
  • They can record, interpret, quantitatively evaluate and interpret results from biochemical experiments
  • They can estimate the biotechnological potential of biomolecules
Grading through:
  • colloquiums and protocols
  • written exam
Requires:
Responsible for this module:
  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Krey
Teachers:
  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Krey
  • Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Stefan Anemüller
  • Prof. Dr. Lars Redecke
  • Dr. math. et dis. nat. Jeroen Mesters
  • Dr. rer. nat. Janna Bigalke
  • PD Dr. rer. nat. Guido Hansen
  • Dr. rer. nat. Ksenia Pumpor
Literature:
  • Voet/Voet: Biochemistry - 5th edition, 2018, Wiley
  • Lehninger: Principles of Biochemistry - 7th edition, 2017, Freeman
  • Stryer: Biochemistry - 9th edition, 2019, Freeman
  • Lodish et al.: Molecular Cell Biology - 9th edition, 2021, Freeman
  • Alberts et al.: Molecular Biology of the Cell - 6th edition, 2015, Garland Science
Language:
  • German and English skills required
Notes:

Prerequisites for the module:
- LS1600-L1 Organic Chemistry

Prerequisites for admission to the written examination:
- succesful participation in the practical course with the minimum of 2 tests and graded protocolls.

Module exam:
- LS2000-L1: Biochemistra 1, written exam, 180 min, 70 % module grade
- LS2000-L2: Protocolle and Colloquien 30 % module grade

Letzte Änderung:
27.9.2021