BCM 221 – Biochemistry II

Course lecturer :

  • Ass.Prof. Nevien Mahmoud
  • DR. Tamer Al-Shfie

Course assistant :

  • Dr. Ashraf Awad
  • Dr. Nada Fawzy

Course objectives :

  1. Understanding the importance of intermediary metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids and proteins.
  2. Emphasize the role of ATP generation, mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation and Kreb\’s cycle.
  3. Identify different metabolic diseases and correlate between biochemical pathways and diseases.
  4. Understanding the interaction of different biochemical pathways.

Course description :

Biochemistry II involves the study of metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids and proteins, biological oxidation and energy production. The course provides the students with basic knowledge of basic concepts of different macronutrients that are present in the living cells as regard their metabolism and clinical significance and diseases such as diabetes mellitus, ketoacidosis, lactose intolerance and other metabolic diseases.

Course assessment :

Biochemistry II is a 2 credit hour subject & correspond to 200 marks The marks are divided as follows: 1- Final exam ………………..100 marks 2- Midterm …………………. 30 marks 3- quiz ………………………10 marks 4- Practical……………………60 marks divided as a. 20 marks……Practical work. b. 10 marks…….assignment. c. 30 marks…..final practical exam

Recommended text books :

• Biochemistry Lippincott\’s Illustrated Review, 2nd Ed by PC Champe & RA Harvery. • Harper\’s Illustrated Biochemistry, 26th Ed by RK Murray, DK Granner, PA Mayes & VW Rodwell.

Recommended refrences :

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia