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



Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry, 7th edition by Nelson and Cox
The Absolute, Ultimate Guide to Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry, 7th edition by Osgood and Ocorr
Biochemistry by Voet and Voet
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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