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BCHM 316 - Metabolism

 Winter 2024
 Year 3
 3 units
On-Campus Course

Metabolism of carbohydrates, amino acids and lipids. Role of coenzymes. Generation and storage of metabolic energy. Principles of regulatory mechanisms, membrane structure and function, hormone action, and cellular signalling.

BCHM 315/3.0

BCHM 310/9.0

Online Quizzes (5): 10%

Midterm Test: 25%

Course Assignment: 15%

Final Exam: 50%

Nelson, Cox. "Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry", 7th Edition (Freeman, 2017)

Textbooks on reserve in Bracken Library

Nelson, Cox. "Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry", 6th Edition (Freeman, 2013)

Nelson, Cox. "Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry", 5th Edition (Freeman, 2008)

Garrett, Grisham, Andreopoulos,Willmore &Gallouzi. "Biochemistry", First Edition (Nelson, 2013)

Berg JM, Tymoczko JL, Stryer, L. "Biochemistry", Seventh Edition (Freeman, 2012)

Voet & Voet “Biochemistry” Fourth Edition (Wiley, 2011)

Voet, Voet & Pratt “Fundamentals of Biochemistry” Third Edition (Wiley, 2008)

Queen’s Official Grade Conversion Scale

Grade  Numerical Course Average (Range)

A+            90-100

A              85-89

A-             80-84

B+            77-79

B              73-76

B-             70-72

C+            67-69

C              63-66

C-             60-62

D+            57-59

D              53-56

D-             50-52

F              49 and below