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 14
  • Duration 4:58 h
  • Quiz questions 85
  • Topic reviews 15


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 “A Limerick a Day For a Year” and “Merry Metabolic and Miscellanic Melodies”. He is also a co-author of the popular biochemistry textbooks, “Biochemistry Free and Easy”.

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By Michael C. on 29. April 2017 for Introduction to Biochemistry

I loved the final quote at the end of the lecture, great introduction to the material!

overall great
By neha a. on 12. April 2017 for Biochemistry: Basics

As it's my first lecture, I think I have to work a lot for getting great benefits from your great tutors. hence I had to give this rate. right now there are no such dislikes. well, thanks a lot for the kind assistance.

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By Khalena K. on 04. April 2017 for Biochemistry: Basics

Great lecturers and thorough explanations for every subject. After watching the lectures, I actually understood and retained because his lectures are extremely well organized.

Great video
By myfit C. on 31. March 2017 for DNA, RNA and the Genetic Code: DNA Replication and Transcription I

This really helped me to fully grasp DNA and RNA.

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