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Organic Chemistry (CHEM117)

Introduction to organic chemistry, biochemistry, and biologic materials; Structure of carbons, chemical bonds; classification of organic compounds, isomerism, concentrations, molarity, pH and balance of acids-bases; Problem solving, carbohydrates, disaccharides, oligo and polysaccharides; Functions of lipids; Explanation of classification, classification of lipids, classification and structure of amino acids; Function of proteins, 3-dimensional structure of proteins; Spectrophotometer, Functions of glycogen synthesis, glycogen degradation and control of degradation and synthesis; Lipid metabolism and lipoproteins, oxidation of fatty acids, fatty acids and triglyceride synthesis; Cholesterol synthesis and the function of cholesterol, bile acid synthesis and ketogenesis

Credit: 3

Lecture Hour (hrs/week): 3

Lab (hrs/week): 1

Tutorial (hrs/week): 0

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