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 160
  • 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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By Mai L. on 10. September 2020 for Structure โ€“ Amino Acids

this video is short and easy to understand. Thanks Teacher

By Joseph A. on 08. September 2020 for Translation โ€“ DNA, RNA and the Genetic Code

Good explanation. Pretty bad diagram. Animation probably would work better.

Clases de bioquimica
By Maria jose P. on 02. September 2020 for Biochemistry: Basics

Me encantan las clases son muy explicativas y muy detalladas , simplemente excelente!!!

this video helped me so much and i improved my grades
By Neuer j. on 31. August 2020 for History โ€“ Introduction to Biochemistry

i enjoyed every second of this video and it opened my mind to study more and become what i have always wanted to be a radiologist