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 686
  • Articles 50


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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Too fast, not details
By Rasool G. on 28. November 2020 for Biochemistry: Basics

I think it’s too fast, and not with details so please correct these problems

By Ian P. on 28. November 2020 for Polysaccharides – Complex Carbohydrates

Magnificent lecture about polysaccharides and their functions for storage and release

By Ian P. on 24. November 2020 for Hydrophobic R-groups – Amino Acids

The video highlights the important concepts about the hydrophobic amino acids group

Very thorough
By Katherine E. on 18. November 2020 for Amino Acid Metabolism

The lectures are very thorough and give good details about what is high yield.