bp1852 Biochemistry

Faculty of Sports Studies
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. Mgr. Tomáš Kašparovský, Ph.D. (lecturer)
RNDr. Jitka Kašparovská, Ph.D. (assistant)
Olga Korvasová (assistant)
Mgr. Natálie Nádeníčková (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Tomáš Kašparovský, Ph.D.
Department of Health Promotion - Faculty of Sports Studies
Supplier department: Department of Health Promotion - Faculty of Sports Studies
Mon 11:00–12:20 A11/335
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Znalosti chemie na úrovni střední školy.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The goal is to gain basic knowledge of biochemical processes in the human body necessary for the study of related specialized subjects. The subject extends and deepens the knowledge acquired during high school chemistry studies.
  • Biologically important inorganic compounds
  • Biologically important organic compounds
  • Carbohydrates, carbohydrate derivatives
  • Amino acids, peptides, proteins
  • Enzymes, structure, mechanism of action
  • Vitamins, lipids, phospholipids, glycolipids
  • Nucleosides, nucleotides, nucleic acids and their functions
  • Hemoproteins, heme, bile pigments
  • Metabolism of carbohydrates, glycolysis, gluconeogenesis, glycogen
  • Metabolism of proteins and amino acids, protein synthesis, urea cycle
  • Metabolism of lipids
  • Citric acid cycle, respiratory chain, oxidative phosphorylation
  • Hormones, mechanism of action
  • Biochemistry of muscle
  • Transformation and detoxification of xenobiotics
  • DOSTÁL, Jiří, Hana PAULOVÁ, Jiří SLANINA and Eva TÁBORSKÁ. Biochemie pro posluchače bakalářských oborů. 1. dotisk 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2012. 158 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-5020-4. info
  • MURRAY, Robert K. Harperova Biochemie. Vyd. v ČR 4., V H & H 3. Jinočany: H & H, 2002. ix, 872. ISBN 8073190133. info
  • BAYNES, John W. and Marek H. DOMINICZAK. Medical biochemistry. 2nd ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Elsevier Mosby, 2005. xii, 693. ISBN 0723433410. info
  • VOET, Donald and Judith G. VOET. Biochemie. Translated by Arnošt Kotyk. 1. vyd. Praha: Victoria Publishing, 1995. xiv, 1325. ISBN 8085605449. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
written exam
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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