by Kevin Ahern, PhD

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 171
  • Duration 15:36 h
  • Quiz questions 533
  • Articles 41


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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By Jillian S. on 16. January 2018 for Background of Enzymatic Reactions – Enzyme Catalysis

Simplified the lecture in enzymes and i like how everything was explained in a simple but direct way. :)

Amazing lecture and slides
By Sherika M. on 13. January 2018 for Amino Acid Metabolism

Amazing lecture and slides explained very well and it was useful to have the slides downloaded.

Excellent Lecture :)
By Timothy B. on 22. December 2017 for Beta Oxidation of Fatty Acids

I finally understood why keto diet is so effective :) Thank you Dr. Kevin!

Well explained, using simple terms
By Siddhant G. on 07. December 2017 for DNA Repair

This lecture was very educational, and well organised, moving from the basics to the complicated topics, explaining every topic step by step.

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