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 71
  • Duration 4:53 h
  • Quiz questions 80
  • Topic reviews 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 “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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Thank you! Better than any of my teachers at my university!
By Sara P. on 20. July 2017 for Saccharides – Simple Carbohydrates

Awesome job, I wish you were my teacher at my university! So clear!

By luiz s. on 19. June 2017 for Biochemistry: Basics

very good course, i wish i have money to pay the all course

By Yada C. on 16. May 2017 for Biochemistry: Basics

These lectures are made simple for someone like me who is very vulnerable to biochemistry.

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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