School of Biological and Chemical Sciences

Metabolic Pathways

Module code: BIO265

Credits: 15.0
Semester: SEM2
Timetable:

    Lecture
  • Semester 2: Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12: Tuesday 9 am - 10 am
  • Semester 2: Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12: Tuesday 11 am - 12 pm
  • Semester 2: Weeks 16: Thursday 1 pm - 2 pm
    Lab
  • Semester 2: Weeks 2, 4, 6: Thursday 2 pm - 5 pm
  • Semester 2: Weeks 9: Friday 2 pm - 5 pm

Contact: Dr Bob Janes
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: BIO171

Prerequisites: Basic Biochemistry (SBS017). This module covers a range of topics including: Chemical reactions - Biochemical logic. Biochemistry of some vitamin and coenzyme catalysed reactions. Glycogen synthesis and degradation. Pentose phosphate pathway. Gluconeogenesis. Amino acid metabolism and the urea cycle. Fatty acid synthesis and breakdown. Prostaglandin and steroid biosynthesis. Purine, pyrimidine and deoxyribonucleotide synthesis. Control and regulation of metabolism.

Connected course(s): UDF DATA
Assessment: 75.0% Examination, 25.0% Coursework
Level: 5