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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An excellent coverage on Basics
By Timothy B. on 27. January 2018 for Biochemistry: Basics

How I wish I had this when I first started medical school. The explanations were clear and concise. The use of simple words enable me to understand it well as well as the option to pause at anytime allows further internalization of the facts.

Very good lecture
By Karan D. on 02. December 2017 for Biochemistry: Basics

Very good explanation of concepts. Animation could be added for excellent explanation.

Outstanding Lecture- Artistically Presented!
By Neuer N. on 28. November 2017 for History โ€“ Introduction to Biochemistry

The lecture was very intriguing! Dr. Ahern is so well articulated!

intro to biochemistry and how the biochemistry is related to our daily life
By Neuer N. on 05. November 2017 for Overview โ€“ Introduction to Biochemistry

the lecture is good it educates on how bichemistry is related to other fields in life

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