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Biochemistry I
(dt. Biochemie I)

Level, degree of commitment Profile module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture „Biochemie I“ (2 SWS) recitation class „recitation classen zu,
180 hours (lecture: 20 h recitation class: 10 h private study inkl. Vorbereitung and Ablegen der Prüfungen: 150 h)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s):
Examination type: Written examination
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Biologie.
One semester,
each winter semester
Person in charge of the module's outline Essen, Heider (V)


Students will learn the basics of general biochemistry and systematics with the following emphases. 1) composition and structure of biological macromolecules and low molecular weight components, 2) mode of operation and mechanistic principles of enzyme action, and 3) examples of organization and regulation of elementary metabolic pathways.

Qualification Goals

Learning objective is to acquire a comprehensive understanding of basic biochemical concepts and theories; including an understanding of the basic chemical processes of organisms. To enable students to answer biological questions based on knowledge of biochemical processes; to learn quantitative analysis of biochemical data using examples.




Module imported from B.Sc. Biologie.

When studying B.Sc. Mathematics, this module can be attended in the study area Minor subject Biology.

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