by Kevin Ahern, PhD, Lecturio USMLE

Become an Expert in Biochemistry now

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 167
  • Duration 15:05 h
  • Quiz questions 328
  • Topic reviews 31


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 lectures and easy to understand
By Divine O. on 14. July 2017 for Carbohydrate Metabolism

I subscribe because of this professor. Great lectures and explanation. Nice job

Great Refresher
By Jarom S. on 11. July 2017 for Enzymes and Enzyme Kinetics

It had been a few years since reviewing enzyme kinematics, this was a great refresher!

By Seshagiribabu Y. on 27. June 2017 for Vitamin A: Color Detection, Visual Cycle and Retinoic Acid Function

thank you very much, nice lecture, sounds great, well presented

By Orel G. on 24. June 2017 for Pyrmidine de novo Metabolism: ATCase Reaction

It was very clear and explained well- the subject itself is usually hard to explain

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