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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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.

Borhr effect explained good.
By Daysi B. on 15. January 2020 for Bohr Effect

Excellent lecture. Understood Bohr effect better than ever. I love these lectures.

Awesome lectures
By Jared P. on 13. January 2020 for Carbohydrate Metabolism

This videos are amazing, the professor is excellent and his explications are clear

By Sandrine D. on 12. January 2020 for Glycolysis: F1,6P –> DHAP – Glycolysis and Pyruvate Metabolism

He is a very Good Teacher as he teaches as if he was narrating a story.