BIOC 299

Biochemistry for Non-Majors

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

An introduction to the concepts of biochemistry intended for students not majoring in biochemistry or microbiology. Properties of bio-molecules, basic enzymology and metabolism. Bioenergetics, nucleic acid structure and synthesis. Protein synthesis. Structure and properties of membranes.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of BIOC 299, BIOC 200.
  • Not open for credit to students registered in, or with credit in any third-year BIOC course.
  • Students without a background in cell biology may find they are required to do additional reading to fully understand some aspects of this course.


Undergraduate course in Biochemistry offered by the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology in the Faculty of Science.

Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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