PTBA 105 – Biochemistry I

Course lecturer :

  • Dr. Rania Hassan
  • Dr.Nehal Mahmoud

Course assistant :

  • Rana Kobtan
  • Maha El-Attar

Course objectives :

The course aims to explore the most important biochemical molecules essential for a normal life as well as the structure and function of hormone and enzyme, to understand the roles of biomolecules in the cell and tissue, to verify the relationships between various biomolecules, to perceive how to distinguish numerous biomolecules , to identify biomolecules by using several biochemical tests.

Course description :

This course is an introduction to biochemistry from a structural and functional viewpoint to introduce students to the chemical structures and functions of cellular macromolecules: carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, nucleic acids, vitamins, hormones and enzymes

Course assessment :

  • 100 Final Exam
  • 60 Oral &practical
  • 20 Mid-term exam
  • 10 Quiz
  • 10 Assignment

Recommended text books :

Rodwell V, Bender D, Botham KM, Kennelly PJ, Weil PA. Harpers illustrated biochemistry 30th edition. McGraw Hill Professional Google Scholar; 2015 Mar 22.

Recommended refrences :

Biochemistry, Donald Voet and Judith G. Voet, 4th ed, 2011 Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Biochemistry, P.C. Champe, R.A. Harvey, D.R. Ferrier, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 5th edition; 2011.