Biochemistry II

Nelson Mandela University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Biochemistry II

  • Host University

    Nelson Mandela University

  • Location

    Port Elizabeth, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Chemistry 1 (BCH11MO) or home university equivalent.

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    1
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    1
  • Overview

    Syllabus

    PURPOSE
    The purpose of this module is to establish a sound theoretical basis for learners to apply principles and techniques in the routine and specialised analyses of biological specimens and other substances in clinical diagnostic laboratories.

    LEARNING OUTCOMES
    Critically evaluate methods and trends in technology in the clinical diagnostic laboratory.

    CORE CONTENT

    • Bio-elements and bio-molecules.
    • pH and Buffers.
    • Carbohydrates.
    • Nucleic acids.
    • Proteins and amino acids.
    • Lipids.
    • Enzymes.
    • Introduction to metabolism.