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 4:59 h
  • Quiz questions 159
  • Articles 14


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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Thank you so much & Feedback (you will have the answer to the problem)
By Shang Ya C. on 24. January 2021 for Gene Expression โ€“ Metabolism and Regulation

Thank you so much; Nonetheless, i really need to let you know your vocabulary is above my reach

Precise and accurate
By Melchora F. on 19. January 2021 for Secondary Structure โ€“ Peptides

I understand very well, thank you Professor Kevin, these help me a lot

Great biochem review.
By Yuriy C. on 14. January 2021 for Biochemistry: Basics

It was much needed review for me in general. Thank you.

Great Job!
By Joseph G. on 14. January 2021 for Biochemistry: Basics

Enjoyed these videos very much. They helped me understand concepts I was struggling with.