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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Excellent information and a very useful method of biochemistry study
By Jose S. on 02. June 2018 for Biochemistry: Basics

Its a little bit dificult to understand but the information its complete and tables and graphics helps a lot

My doubts got cleared
By Maryam J. on 29. May 2018 for Transcription โ€“ DNA, RNA and the Genetic Code

Conveyed the process in a short &digestable way.I LIKED THE WAY OF presentation too.

By mithra p. on 26. May 2018 for Overview โ€“ Introduction to Biochemistry

his teaching is clear and it is not allowing me to get even a single doubt

concepts understood!
By yamuna m. on 25. May 2018 for Biochemistry: Basics

i could understand the concepts better. explanation was good.the charts were self explanatory. it made me feel bio chem much more interesting.

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