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11.2 Biochemistry


Biochemistry for Nurses

is an introduction to the chemistry and structure-function relationships of carbohydrates, lipids and proteins. Basic metabolism of carbohydrates and fats, with emphasis on the biochemical fluctuations that occur in human health and disease. A brief introduction to molecular genetics. This course may not be used for credit to fulfil the requirements for a major in the Department of Biochemistry. Entry into this course is restricted to students in the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program. Prospective fast-track program students should consult with the School of Nursing concerning admission to this course.

Prerequisite: Level 3 Chemistry or Chemistry 1010 or Chemistry 1810 or equivalent.

Lectures: Four hours per week


Credit may be obtained for only one of Biochemistry 1430 and the former 2430.