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 243
  • Duration 20:34 h
  • Quiz questions 698
  • Articles 53


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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Your explanation is making sense and connect biochemistry with real life!
By mei huah c. on 16. May 2018 for Communication and Signaling – Protein Movement and Cell Signaling

I like the way you link things from one to another. Yuu made these lectures highly appreciated with the concise and comprehensive explanation! Thanks Prof!

awesome lecture
By Saurav R. on 16. May 2018 for Vitamin A: Steps in Light Detection

really helpful i never found this data in any of my textbooks

please tell me the correct answer to this question
By ravi t. on 11. May 2018 for Steroids and Bile Acids: Receptor-mediated Endocytosis

What is the function of LDLs in the human body? .. there is a problem with this question, while i'm answering this question when i select one of the option it is showing other option is correct and again when i answer correct option ( which is shown before) it is saying that one wrong..

Not my favorite
By M C. on 11. May 2018 for Enzymes and Enzyme Kinetics

Not my favorite subject but very well explained and understanded.

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