Spring 2023 - MBB 321 D100
Intermediary Metabolism (3)
Class Number: 3845
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Mo, We, Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 3149, Burnaby
Exam Times + Location:
Apr 15, 2023
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
SSCC 9002, Burnaby
1 778 782-3536
Prerequisites:MBB 231, with a minimum grade of C.
The enzymes and intermediates of major catabolic and anabolic pathways. Their regulation and integration in health and disease states.
- Review of bioenergetics, reaction mechanisms
- Catalysis, enzyme kinetics
- Carbohydrates: structure, glycogen metabolism
- Carbohydrates: glycolysis, citric acid cycle
- Carbohydrates: gluconeogenesis, pentose phosphate pathway
- Electron transport, oxidative phosphorylation
- Mitochondrial transport systems, lipid structure
- Lipids: beta oxidation, fatty acid biosynthesis
- Lipids: phospholipid biosynthesis, steroid metabolism
- Lipids: eicosanoid metabolism, amino acid metabolism
- Amino acids: urea cycle, nitrogen cycle
- Nucleotide biosynthesis and catabolism
- Metabolic regulation
- Three 45-minute Midterm Exams (18% each) 54%
- Two Cumulative Final Exams (18% each)* 36%
- 15-minute Practice Quiz and Two Writing Skills Assignments 10%
*Cumulative exams are held on the same day during the scheduled Final Exam timeslot
Nelson and Cox, Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry, 8th edition, 2021. W.H. Freeman & Company. Achieve for Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry (1-term access).
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