by Kevin Ahern, PhD

Start your journey towards Biochemistry expertise today!

This course provides comprehensive and distinct descriptions of important processes and pathways in biochemistry. It is suitable for undergraduate students of the subject, medical students, and everyone who is simply looking to gain a better understanding of the molecular basis of life.

You will learn the basic principles of biochemistry, including protein structure, enzymes, catalysis, enzyme kinetics, metabolism, metabolic pathways, the central dogma, DNA, RNA, protein synthesis, and gene expression.

Five of the most important topics addressed here are:
  • Enzyme Function 
  • Metabolism 
  • Central Dogma 
  • Pathway integration 
  • Macromolecular structure/function

Course Details

  • Videos 243
  • Duration 20:37 h
  • Quiz questions 694
  • Articles 35


Your Educators of course Biochemistry

 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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Great Resource
By T Nicole W. on 12. February 2020 for Carbohydrate Metabolism

I find the teaching style to be effective and well planned. I use lecturio for supplimenting the topics taught in my classes

Best biochemistry course
By ? 懷. on 29. January 2020 for Pathway Overview and Reactions – Part 2

Very insightful and brilliant explanation. I learned very much in this lecture! School professor just skip much of the importance in PPP!

Preparation for step1 and step2 of ECFMG examination
By andre g. on 27. January 2020 for Biochemistry: Basics

hi Biochemistry's videos are interesting and give me information, the orator pronounce correctly. As you know I do my best to prepare ecfmg exam and board examination next, of course after having sufficiently training and advices under your guidance I would like to apply ecfmg examination this year, now would you please give me more information for preparing step one and step 2 exam.

I love these lectures
By Daysi B. on 15. January 2020 for Fetal Hemoglobin

Excellent lecture, well explained so I could understand it. So important to understand and not just memorize these topics.