C5730 Biochemistry - seminar

Faculty of Science
autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 1 credit(s) (fasci plus compl plus > 4). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Vojtěch Sedláček, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Tomáš Kašparovský, Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry - Chemistry Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: doc. RNDr. Petr Zbořil, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of Biochemistry - Chemistry Section - Faculty of Science
Prerequisites
NOW ( C5720 Biochemistry )
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
At the end of the course students should be able to understand and explain - 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. Enzymes and Coenzymes.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, student will have deep knowledge and understanding of basic biochemical processes. He will be qualified to explain biochemical curriculum to the high school students.
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
Teaching methods
Lectures and class discussion.
Assessment methods
Course to the lecture C5720 Biochemistry. Written test.
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.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Autumn 2010 - only for the accreditation, Autumn 2000, Autumn 2001, 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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