BIOC810
Plant Molecular BiologyCrosslisted with AGRO 810, BIOS 810, HORT 810

Prerequisites: AGRO 215 or BIOS 206; BIOC 831 or permission

Description: Molecular genetic basis of biological function in higher plants. Genome organization, gene structure and function, regulation of gene expression, recombinant DNA, and genetic engineering principles. Material taken primarily from current literature.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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BIOC818
Agricultural BiochemistryCrosslisted with AGRO 818

Prerequisites: Undergraduate major in life sciences or related area, and a course in biochemistry

Description: A Web-based course. Biochemical underpinnings of agricultural production and processing systems. Agricultural biotechnology; bioenergetics; kinetics and enzyme regulation; interaction of biomolecules with light, photosynthesis and the balance between anabolism and catabolism in microbes, plants and animals.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:2

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BIOC831
Structure and MetabolismCrosslisted with BIOC 431, BIOS 431, BIOS 831, CHEM 431, CHEM 831

Prerequisites: CHEM 252 or CHEM 262 with a grade of C or better. LIFE 120 and BIOS 206 are recommended.

First course of a two-semester, comprehensive biochemistry course sequence.

Description: Structure and function of proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates and lipids; nature of enzymes; major metabolic pathways of catabolism; and biochemical energy production.

This course is a prerequisite for: VBMS 410

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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BIOC832
Metabolism and Biological InformationCrosslisted with BIOC 432, BIOS 432, CHEM 432, CHEM 832, BIOS 832

Prerequisites: BIOC 431/831 with a grade of C or better, BIOS 206 or AGRO 215.

Continuation of BIOC 431/831.

Description: Major metabolic pathways of anabolism, structural and biochemical aspects of biological information flow and use in biotechnology.

This course is a prerequisite for: BIOC 435; BIOC 934, BIOS 934, CHEM 934

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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BIOC833
Biochemistry LaboratoryCrosslisted with BIOC 433, BIOS 433, BIOS 833, CHEM 433, CHEM 833

Prerequisites: BIOC 431/831 (or concurrent enrollment) or CHEM 435/835.

Description: Introduction to techniques used in biochemical and biotechnology research, including measurement of pH, spectroscopy, analysis of enzymes, chromatography, fractionation of macromolecules, electrophoresis, and centrifugation.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2

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BIOC834
Plant BiochemistryCrosslisted with AGRO 434, BIOC 434, BIOS 434, CHEM 434, AGRO 834, BIOS 834, CHEM 834

Prerequisites: BIOC/BIOS/CHEM 431/831.

Description: Biochemical metabolism unique to plants. Relationships of topics previously acquired in general biochemistry to biochemical processes unique to plants. Biochemical mechanisms behind physiological processes discussed in plant or crop physiology.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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BIOC836
Physical Basis of Macromolecular FunctionCrosslisted with CHEM 836

Description: Introduction to the theory and practice of biophysical characterization of macromolecules. The course will be based on primary research literature, although a supporting text will be used for in depth discussion of the methods.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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BIOC837
Research Techniques in BiochemistryCrosslisted with BIOC 437, BIOS 437, BIOS 837

Prerequisites: BIOC/BIOS/CHEM 433/833, or permission.

Description: Methods approach to systems biology analysis. Molecular identification and quantification employing techniques such as mass spectrometry, chromatography, electrophoretic fractionation, transcriptomics, protemics and metabolomics. Data and pathway analysis with computational methods.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

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BIOC839
Dynamics of Biochemical and Biological NetworksCrosslisted with BIOC 439, BIOS 439, BIOS 839

Prerequisites: BIOS 206, BIOC 321 or BIOC 431 (or equivalent).

Description: To introduce and integrate, students in biochemistry and other life sciences, to the field of computational modeling of biochemical and biological network systems into a seamless curriculum.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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BIOC842
Computational BiologyCrosslisted with STAT 842, STAT 442, BIOC 442

Prerequisites: Any introductory course in biology, or genetics, or statistics.

Description: Databases, high-throughput biology, literature mining, gene expression, next-generation sequencing, proteomics, metabolomics, system biology and biological networks.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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BIOC848
Redox BiochemistryCrosslisted with CHEM 848

Prerequisites: 3 hrs BIOC and 3 hrs inorganic chemistry

Description: Redox (oxidation and reduction)-based biochemical processes (energy generation, oxygen transfer, enzyme catalysis, signaling, gene regulation, and diseases). Recent progress in these areas. Roles of metals in biochemical reactions, metal homeostasis, and biosynthesis of metal cofactors and metal sites. Biochemistry and pathophysiology of redoxactive species and radicals. Antioxidant molecules and enzymes.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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BIOC886
Advanced Topics in Biophysical ChemistryCrosslisted with BIOC 486, BIOS 486, BIOS 886, CHEM 486, CHEM 886

Prerequisites: CHEM 471/871 or 481/881.

Description: Applications of thermodynamics to biochemical phenomena, optical properties of proteins and polynucleotides, and kinetics of rapid reactions.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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BIOC898
Research in Biochemistry

Prerequisites: BIOC 833 and permission

Description: Laboratory research on a specific problem under the supervision of a biochemistry faculty member.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-6

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BIOC899
Masters Thesis

Prerequisites: Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser

Course details
Credit Hours:1-10
Max credits per semester:10
Max credits per degree:99
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-10

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BIOC932
ProteinsCrosslisted with BIOS 932, CHEM 932

Prerequisites: CHEM 832 or BIOS 832 or BIOC 832 or CHEM 839 or BIOS 839 or BIOC 839

Description: Protein structure and function.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2

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BIOC933
EnzymesCrosslisted with BIOS 933, CHEM 933

Prerequisites: BIOC/BIOS/CHEM 432/832, or BIOC/BIOS/CHEM *839

Description: Kinetics regulation and reaction mechanisms of enzymes.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2

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BIOC934
Genome Dynamics and Gene ExpressionCrosslisted with BIOS 934, CHEM 934

Prerequisites: BIOC/BIOS/CHEM 832 or permission

Description: Detailed examination of dynamic control mechanisms of genome maintenance and gene regulation. Mechanisms of transcription, translation, and replication based on analysis of current and seminal literature.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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BIOC935
Metabolic Function and DysfunctionCrosslisted with BIOS 935, CHEM 935

Prerequisites: BIOC/CHEM/BIOS 432/832 and permission

Description: Current metabolic research at the bioenergetic, metabolomic, and molecular level. The normal metabolic processes that go awry in cancer, obesity, and oxidative stress.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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BIOC949
Biochemistry of NutritionCrosslisted with ASCI 949, BIOS 949, NUTR 949

Prerequisites: BIOC 832 or 839, or permission

Offered odd-numbered calendar years.

Description: Interrelationships of nutrients, nutritional state and metabolic processes. Energy metabolism, integration of nutrition and metabolism and nutritional regulation of gene function.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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BIOC992K
Seminar in Biological ChemistryCrosslisted with CHEM 992K

Prerequisites: BIOC 832 or *839; and permission

Course details
Credit Hours:1-2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-2

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BIOC998
Advanced Topics in Biochemistry

Prerequisites: BIOC 832 and *839

Description: BIOC 998 is a special biochemistry topics when faculty and student needs cannot be met by other courses.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

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BIOC999
Doctoral Dissertation

Prerequisites: BIOC 832 and *839

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:99
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-24

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