Biochemistry: Basics

Biochemistry: Basics

by Kevin Ahern, PhD
This course offers you a series of lectures on the basics of biochemistry. The topics discussed include peptides and proteins, as well as enzymes and non-enzymatic protein functions. Prof. Kevin Ahern from Oregon State University will guide you through the structure and function of the chemistry of carbohydrates, lipids and biological membranes. Furthermore, you will learn the basic principles of the the associated genes and metabolism.

Some of the topics addressed in this course are:
  • Amino Acids
  • Protein
  • Chemistry of Carbohydrates
  • Chemistry of Lipids
  • Biological Membranes
  • DNA and RNA
  • Metabolism

Course Details

  • Videos 72
  • Duration 5:00 h
  • Quiz questions 159
  • Articles 14


Your Educators of course Biochemistry: Basics

 Kevin Ahern, PhD

Kevin Ahern, PhD

Dr. Kevin Ahern is a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at Oklahoma State University (OSU), USA.
He obtained his PhD in Biochemistry from Oregon State University. Currently, he teaches courses for health sciences students at OSU.
He is co-author of three Open Educational electronic textbooks on Biochemistry and a Guide to Getting Into Medical School.
Due to his achievements, he earned OSUโ€™s highest teaching recognition, the Elizabeth P. Ritchie Distinguished Professor Award in 2017.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Ahern teaches courses on Biochemistry and on "How to Get into Medical Schoolโ€.

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By Gabriela Sofia O. on 20. September 2021 for Sodium-potassium ATPase โ€“ Protein Functions

He explains on a perfect and short way making it easier to understand

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By Christina G. on 27. August 2021 for Biochemistry: Basics

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By Daira Nerea M. on 06. August 2021 for Biochemistry: Basics

Five-star score not only for the high-yield information but also for the excellent teachers, spaced repetition tests and articles. Thank you all for bringing this amazing learning format!!

By halima u. on 26. July 2021 for Biochemistry: Basics

Really good explanation. And I like the professor. I understood