Biochemistry: BCHM 461

Fall 2019

Course meets in Chem 1402, MW 4:00-5:15 pm
Professor: David Fushman
Office: Room 1121 Biomolecular Sciences Bldg (#296)
Office Hours: Tuesday 12:30 - 2:30 pm
E-mail: fushman@umd.edu

Syllabus

Textbooks

Required:
Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry, 7th edition by Nelson and Cox
Recommended:
The Absolute, Ultimate Guide to Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry, 7th edition by Osgood and Ocorr
Biochemistry by Voet and Voet
 
Assignments:
Reading and problem assignments are from Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry
Date Reading Problems Q&A
09/16 Ch.3.1, pp. 75-81 Ch.3, Problems 1,7  
09/13 Ch.2: read to the end Ch.2, Problems: 11-14,16,18-22,24-30; answer questions on lecture slides 12, 20, and 26. A detailed derivation of the equation for the pH problem considered in class is here.
09/09 Ch.2.1, 2.2 pp. 58-61 (till weak acids) Ch.2, Problems: 2,3,5-8. .
09/04 Ch. 2.1, pp: 45-58; Finish Bioenergetics: Ch. 1.3,13.1. Ch.2, p.71, Pr. 1. Your first Quiz (due on Sept 9, 2019 at 3:30pm) is here.  
08/28 Ch.1.2-1.3 (pp.20-27); Ch.13.1 (pp.505-511) Ch.13: pp.538-539, Problems #2-5. Also Homework Problems I-III and Questions in Lecture_2 slides (ELMS) -- these problems can also be found here.  
08/26 Ch.1, pp. 1-12(covered in class)-20 Ch.1: Problems: 3,7,9; Figure 1-16: refresh your memory of the chemical properties of the functional groups shown in that figure. PDF version of the lecture slides can be found here
Exam # 1: Exam # 2: Final Exam:
Statistics Statistics Statistics
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