Biochemistry and Lab Course

Biochemistry is the study of the structures, functions, and interactions of biological macromolecules—such as proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates and lipids. Furthermore, the interactions between ions and smaller molecules affect the chemistry of the cell.

These are the specifications of Biochemistry And Lab Course:

1. Awarding Institution / Body:
2. Teaching Institution:Online and distance learning, with tutor support
3. Programme Accredited by:
4. Final Award:Part of Bachelor’s degree in Naturopathy and Holistic Medicine
5. Programme title:Biochemistry and Lab Course
6. Course Code and level:BNHM6005 – Bachelor Level
7. Duration of programme:One trimester or 12 weeks
8. Total number of study hours:Equivalent to 4 US credits or 60 clock hours of study
9. Enrollment requirements:Bachelor degree students
10. Enrollment date:First-year, second trimester
11. Fees:

The following lessons are included in this Biochemistry and Lab course:

  1. Lesson 1 – Amino Acids, Proteins and Enzymes
  2. Lesson 2 – Carbohydrates and Lipids
  3. Lesson 3 – Lipids, Structure of Cell Membrane and Receptors
  4. Lesson 4 – Nucleic Acids, DNA Replication, Transcription, and Translation
  5. Lesson 5 – Mechanisms of DNA Damage and Repair, Metabolism and ATP and Glycolysis
  6. Lesson 6 – Citric Acid Cycle, Electron Transport Pathway, Oxidative Phosphorylation and Photosynthesis
  7. Lesson 7 – Cell Communication: Hormones and Transmitters; What is Cancer, Illicit and Pharmaceutical Drugs

Course Materials:
– The study materials are downloadable (.pdf format). All videos, assignments, and exams are accessed online.