PHR 375 – Biochemistry II

Course lecturer :

Prod. Dr. Hend Hussein

Ass. Prof. Dr. Samer Zahran

Dr. Hassan El Banna

Course assistant :

TA Nadine Wehida

TA Menna Hammouda

TA Marwa Shawky

Ph Menna Mostafa

Ph Nourhan Esmat

Course objectives :

1. Understand 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. Understand the interaction of different biochemical pathways and drugs

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, fructose intolerance and  other metabolic diseases.

Course assessment :

Biochemistry II is a 3 credit hour subject & correspond to 300 marks  The marks are divided as follows:  1- Final exam ………………..120 marks  2- Oral exam …………………30 marks  3- Midterm ………………….60 marks  4- Practical……………………90 marks  a. 40 marks ………………… Interactive learning: 20 IL+20 Field project b. 50 marks…… Practical: Theoretical background exam Practical exam Laboratory reports

Recommended text books :

Biochemistry Lippincott Illustrated Review 2nd Edition by PC Champe & RA Harvey.  Harper Illustrated Biochemistry 26th Edition by RK Murray, DK Granner, PA Mayes & VW Rodwell.  Biochemistry 4th Edition by Davidson & DB Sittan

Recommended refrences :

Biochemistry Lippincott Illustrated Review 2nd Edition by PC Champe & RA Harvey.  Harper Illustrated Biochemistry 26th Edition by RK Murray, DK Granner, PA Mayes & VW Rodwell.  Biochemistry 4th Edition by Davidson & DB Sittan