Module Guide before WS 2016/17

Modul LS2510-MLS

Biochemistry 2 (Biochem2)


1 Semester
Turnus of offer:

each summer semester
Credit points:

Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Bachelor MLS 2009 (compulsory), life sciences, 4th semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Biochemistry 2 (practical course, 4 SWS)
  • Biochemistry 2 (lecture, 4 SWS)
  • 120 Hours in-classroom work
  • 180 Hours private studies
Contents of teaching:
  • Lectures: Structure and function of DNA and RNA
  • Amino acid metabolism
  • Signal transduction and ho
  • Biochemical methods
  • Practical course groups of 2: Cell respiration and biological oxidation
  • Protein biosynthesis
  • Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and DNA
  • Immunological methods
  • Understanding structures and functions of biochemical important biomolecules
  • Understanding biochemical interrelations and their importance for cellular metabolism
  • Estimation of the biotechnological potential of biomolecules
  • Studying of biochemical separation and analysis procedures
  • Practicing
  • Quantitave evaluation, protocolling and discussion of outcomes of biochemical experiments
Grading through:
  • written exam
Responsible for this module:
  • Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Rolf Hilgenfeld
  • Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Rolf Hilgenfeld
  • Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Stefan Anemüller
  • Voet/Voet: Principles of Biochemistry - 4th edition, 2011, Wiley
  • Lehninger: Principles of Biochemistry - 6th edition, 2013, Freeman
  • Stryer: Biochemistry - 7th edition, 2012, Freeman
  • Lodish et al.: Molecular Cell Biology - 7th edition, 2013, Freeman
  • Alberts et al.: Molecular Biology of the Cell - 5th edition, 2008, Garland Science
  • offered only in English

Prerequisite for the lab course: certificate in Organic Chemistry, knowledge in Biochemistry 1.
Successful participation in the practical course: each student needs a minimum of 2 certificates during the practical course and marked protocols.

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