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, and the function of the chemistry of lipids and biological membranes. Furthermore, you will learn the basic principles of the genetic gene 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 4:57 h
  • Quiz questions 164
  • Articles 12


Your Educators of course Biochemistry: Basics

 Kevin Ahern, PhD

Kevin Ahern, PhD

Kevin Ahern received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Oklahoma State University, and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Oregon State University. Currently working as professor of biochemistry and biophysics at Oregon State University, he loves to write poetry and song lyrics. His previous works include โ€œA Limerick a Day For a Yearโ€ and โ€œMerry Metabolic and Miscellanic Melodiesโ€. He is also a co-author of the popular biochemistry textbooks, โ€œBiochemistry Free and Easyโ€.

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well done lecture
By wafaa s. on 14. September 2018 for History โ€“ Introduction to Biochemistry

very nice clear and organized lecture. thank you. it adds alot to my simple knowledge

enriching lecture
By Badr L. on 11. September 2018 for QuateRNAry Structure and Summary โ€“ Peptides

thanks for teaching me in such a clear, precise, and yet enriching way

simply the best!
By Badr L. on 31. August 2018 for History โ€“ Introduction to Biochemistry

excellent lecture. Cristal clear; not too slow not too fast, smooth transitions and a bright ending

Precise Presentation.
By Antru S. on 20. August 2018 for Overview โ€“ Introduction to Biochemistry

It was very precise and up to the point. The presentation was interesting that triggers to study better .

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