Study Programme 2014 - 2015
Metabolic biochemistry
Course of the Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry programme, third year,
taught at the Faculty of Science.
CodeCompulsory/Optional
Course
Lecturer
in Charge
Associate
Lecturer
Substitute
Lecturer
S-BIOG-024compulsory coursewattiez ruddy--
Language of
instruction
Lecture
(h.)
Exercises
(h.)
Practicals
(h.)
Remediation
(h.)
CreditsInstruction
Staggering period
Français3000041

Learning outcomes

At the end of this course students will be able to understand organism-environment relationships through the fundamental principles of metabolism and energy conservation.

Content

  • Metabolism
  • General relationships organism-environment
  • Catabolism and anabolism : definitions
  • Flow of matter and energy. Basic thermodynamics.
  • Introduction to regulation.
  • Polysaccharides metabolism. The central pathways of energy metabolism .
  • Lipid metabolism : fatty acids.
  • Protein metabolism : amino acids
  • Nucleotides anabolism.

Teaching methods

  • Lecture courses
  • Laboratories
  • Mode of delivery

  • Face to face
  • Main teaching aids

    Main non reproducible aids

    Complementary teaching aids

    Complementary non reproducible teaching aids

    Other recommended reading

    • BIOCHEMISTRY : J. David RAWN, Neil Patterson publishers.
    • BIOCHEMISTRY : Geoffrey ZUBAY,. McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
    • FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOCHEMISTRY : Donald VOET, Judith G. VOET, Charlotte W. PRATT,
    • John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
    • BIOCHEMISTRY : Reginald H. GARRETT, Charles M. GRISHAM, Saunders College Publishing
    • BIOCHEMISTRY : Christopher K. MATHEWS, K. E. VAN HOLDE, Kevin G. AHERN, Addison
    • Wesley Longman, Inc., Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Company.
    • Lehninger PRINCIPLES OF BIOCHEMISTRY : David L. NELSON, Michael M. COX, Worth
    • Publishers.
    • BIOCHEMISTRY : David E. METZLER, Harcourt, Academic Press
    • ANNUAL REVIEW OF BIOCHEMISTRY : Annual Reviews, Inc.

    Evaluations

    1st examination session assessment and weighting

    • The student assessment takes into account both the knowledge and reasoning
    • The reports of practical work are also included in the final assessment to the course up to 20%. Work practices are required for this course
  • Oral examination
  • BA1 resit examination assessment and weighting

    Not applicable

    2nd examination session assessment and weighting

  • Oral examination
  • Article 79 assessment and weighting

    • The student assessment takes into account both the knowledge and reasoning
    • The reports of practical work are also included in the final assessment to the course up to 20%. Work practices are required for this course
  • Oral examination
  • Pre-requisites

    • The student assessment takes into account both the knowledge and reasoning
    • The reports of practical work are also included in the final assessment to the course up to 20%. Work practices are required for this course

    Co-requisites

    Course of structural Biochemistry of 2ème Bac

    Recommended optional programme Components

    Not applicable

    Langue(s) d'évaluation

  • Français