Carbohydrate metabolism 252

Module code BCM 252
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Biochemistry of carbohydrates. Thermodynamics and bioenergetics. Glycolysis, citric acid cycle and electron transport. Glycogen metabolism, pentose-phosphate pathway, gluconeogenesis and photosynthesis. Practical training in study and analysis of metabolic pathways and enzymes. Scientific method and design: Hypothesis design and testing, method design and scientific controls.

Module credits 12.00
Service modules Faculty of Education
Faculty of Health Sciences
Prerequisites [CMY117 GS] and [CMY127 GS] and [MLB111 GS]
Contact time 90 minute practical per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English is used in one class
Academic organisation Biochemistry
Period of presentation Semester 1

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