BIO305  Biochemistry II

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
BIO305  Biochemistry II 3 2 6 Tuesday 11:00-13:00 Thursday 10:00-10:11
Prerequisite NS207 It is a prerequisite to
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Assistant Muhamed Adilović Assistant E-mail madilovic@ius.edu.ba
Course Objectives To introduce students the fundamental principles of basic biosynthesis pathways of amino acids, fatty acids, vitamins as well as protein synthesis mechanisms and DNA repair.
Textbook Principles of Biochemistry, Moran- Horton-Scrimgeour-Perry, 2012 Pearson, 5th edition; Voet & Voet: Biochemistry, 2011 Wiley, 4th edition
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Explain the metabolic processes and flow of energy in living organisms.
  2. Identify metabolic pathways associated with carbohydrates, lipids, aminoacids and nucleotides.
  3. Explain chemical and biochemical principles associated with metabolic processes.
  4. Explain the function of enzymes and catalysis
Teaching Methods Lecturing by using PowerPoint presentations. Labarotary excerices are conducted to the related topics covered in the lecture.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introdution and syllabus -
Week 2 Biosynthesis of fatty acids, terpenes and steroids Chapter 16
Week 3 Biosynthesis of amino acids Chapter 17
Week 4 Biosynthesis using amino acids: Heme, active amines and alkaloids QUIZ 1 Chapter 17
Week 5 Biosynthesis of ribonucleotides and deoxyribonucleotides Chapter 18/19
Week 6 DNA replication, repair and recombination Chapter 20
Week 7 Midterm -
Week 8 Transcription Chapter 21
Week 9 mRNA processing Chapter 21
Week 10 Translation: protein synthesis Chapter 22
Week 11 Protein characterization methods QUIZ 2 supplementary material
Week 12 Biochemistry of plants: Photosynthesis Chapter 15
Week 13 Dark reactions: Calvin cycle Chapter 15
Week 14 The C4 pathway Chapter 15
Week 15 Review and final exam preparations -
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 40 1,2,3,4
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Lab Tutorials 6 10 1,2,3,4
In-term Examination 1 25 1,2,3,4
Assignments 2 10 1,2,3,4
Attendance homeworks 9 15 1,2,3,4
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture 3 15 45 In-term Exam Study 4 6 24
Laboratory 2 6 12 Final Exam Study 2 12 24
Home Study 1 15 15 Quizzes 3 10 30
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 29/09/2020
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