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 693
  • Articles 54


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 Vale A. on 15. May 2020 for History – Introduction to Biochemistry

I loved it, really interesting and easy to comprehend, thank you very much :)

By Aipathi rao u. on 12. May 2020 for Biochemistry: Basics

Need more mcq 's for practice and good content. Very clear concept s

By Binisha B. on 08. May 2020 for Biochemistry: Basics

Very good Thanks Really it doesn't take much time and its really good

the presentation is very comprehensive
By kofi o. on 06. May 2020 for Biochemistry: Basics

the lecrure is detailed and very comprehensive it is well presented i also liked the quiz that comes afer the lecure.