Biochemistry

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Chemistry

Course Number: 
331
Institution: 
Amherst College

(Offered as BIOL 331, BCBP 331, and CHEM 331.) Structure and function of biologically important molecules and their role(s) in life processes. Protein conformation, enzymatic mechanisms and selected metabolic pathways will be analyzed. Additional topics may include: nucleic acid conformation, DNA/protein interactions, signal transduction and transport phenomena. Four classroom hours and four hours of laboratory work per week. Offered jointly by the Departments of Biology and Chemistry. A student may not receive credit for both BCBP/BIOL/CHEM 331 and CHEM 330. 

Requisite: CHEM 221 and BIOL 191; or consent of the instructor. CHEM 231 is a co-requisite. Spring semester. Limited to 45 students. Professors Williamson (Biology) and Bishop (Chemistry).

Linked Course: 
Y
Linked Course Comments: 

You must take one section for each of the following coreqs : CHEM-331L,CHEM-331F

Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Crosslisted Section ID: 
BIOL-331-01,BCBP-331-01,CHEM-331-01
Schedule #: 
CHEM-331-01-1213S

Course Sections

Biochemistry
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

Anthony Bishop, Patrick Williamson

acbishop@amherst.edu; plwilliamson@amherst.edu

MWF 09:00AM-09:50AM

MERR 4