C5720 Biochemistry I

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2001
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
doc. RNDr. Petr Zbořil, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Petr Zbořil, CSc.
Chemistry Section - Faculty of Science
Prerequisites
Organic Chemistry I, II. Physical Chemistry I, II.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Structure of Living Matter. Composition and Organization of Cells. Basic Classes of Biomolecules: Amino Acids and Proteins, Sugars and Polysaccharides, Nucleic Acids, Lipids and Membranes. General Features of Metabolism. Energetics of Biochemical Reactions. Introduction to Enzymes and Coenzymes.
Syllabus
  • Introduction. History, objects and methods of study. Structural levels. Practical aspects. Amino acids. Structural features and properties. Methods of study. Peptides. Structure and nomenclature. Analysis and synthesis. Important peptides. Proteins. Structure and properties. Classification. Conformation and its changes. Methods of isolation and study of proteins. Function of proteins - catalytic, structural, transport, signal, defense. Nucleic acids. Structure and metabolism of polynucleotides. Saccharides. General properties and reactions of monosaccharides. Di-, oligo- and polysaccharides. Lipids. Composition and properties, classification, function. Structure of biomembranes. General features of metabolism, anabolic and catabolic processes. Chemical reactions, equilibrium, energetics. Macroergic compounds. Enzymes. Conditions of enzymatic reactions. Enzyme kinetics. Organization of enzymes, regulation. Enzyme classification and nomenclature. Measurement of activities, units. Isolation of enzymes. Coenzymes, types, functions.
Literature
  • ŠÍPAL, Zdeněk. Biochemie. 1. vyd. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1992. 479 s. ISBN 8004217362. info
  • DUCHOŇ, Jiří. Lekárska chémia a biochémia. 1988. 749 s. info
  • DUCHOŇ, Jiří. Přehled lékařské chemie a biochemie. Sv. 1. 1. vyd. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1982. 306 s. info
  • DUCHOŇ, Jiří. Přehled lékařské chemie a biochemie. Sv. 2. 1. vyd. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1982. 666 s. info
  • DUCHOŇ, Jiří. Přehled lékařské chemie a biochemie. Sv. 3. 1. vyd. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1982. 306 s. info
Assessment methods (in Czech)
Přednáška se cvičením. Zkouška písemná, příp. navazující ústní.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Autumn 1999, Autumn 2010 - only for the accreditation, Autumn 2000, Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
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