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 20:36 h
  • Quiz questions 684
  • Articles 57


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 Andoh C. on 21. February 2021 for Vitamins

It was a great lecture, I learn a lot. Thank you Prof. Ahern.

By Neuer N. on 21. February 2021 for Communication and Signaling – Protein Movement and Cell Signaling

He is the best here , I swear Idk but I like him

By Ashar M. on 19. February 2021 for Carbohydrate Metabolism

Its excellent because there is more physical and clinical correlation and enzyme mechanism simplified

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By Hikmet G. on 18. February 2021 for Biochemistry: Basics

Great course for introductory level biochemistry. Prof. Kevin Ahen is a great teacher, knowing not only the topic but it's historical background...