PTBA 111 – Biochemistry II

Course lecturer :

  • Dr. Rania Hassan
  • Dr.Nehal Mahmoud

Course assistant :

  • Rana Kobtan
  • Maha El Attar

Course objectives :

The course aims to illustrate and describe the metabolic pathways of macronutrients and nucleotides,To enable the students to point-out hereditary and acquired metabolic disturbances and their biochemical laboratory and clinical outcomes. to understand the roles of hormones ,vitamins and enzymes in the metabolism, to verify the relationships between various biomolecules, To enable the student to interpret medical reports

Course description :

This is a general biochemistry course designed to introduce students to principles of bioenergetics and then the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and nitrogen-containing materials such as amino acids, proteins, nucleic acids and related compounds and their regulatory mechanisms will be discussed. The course will include the digestion, absorption, transport and transformation of carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, vitamins, water and minerals. It will also cover related biochemical technique

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 :

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