2018-2019 Catalog

BIO 322 Principles of Biochemistry

Survey of the basic principles that power biological processes in all living organisms. Includes introduction to biochemical techniques, enzyme structure and function, intermediary metabolism, synthesis and degradation of biological macromolecules, information transfer, and a concept-driven integration of these subjects into a biological context. This course meets the Biochemistry requirements for most graduate and professional schools. Includes one three-hour laboratory per week. Not open to students who have successfully completed Biology 349.


4 units


Biology 130 and Chemistry 220, or permission of instructor


BIO 322L

Core Requirements Met

  • Laboratory Science