Information Package / Course Catalogue
Basic Biochemistry
Course Code: GT504
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

This derste is aimed at understanding the biomolecules of the students and the tasks of these molecules. It is also intended to teach the processes of biochemical events occurring in the body and the basic metabolic events.

Course Content

Our course covers the structure and importance of water and water, the structures and functions of biomolecules such as proteins and building blocks, carbohydrates and building blocks, lipids, and nucleic acids.

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Learning Outcomes
1.Describe the structures of amino acids and proteins
2.Describe the properties and structures of carbohydrates
3.Describe structures and properties of lipids
4.They will be able to describe the structures and properties of enzymes, vitamins and minerals.
5.Learning some basic components of human biochemistry
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Bukhari, H. Biochemistry. Nobel Publishing Distribution. 2010. Aktümsek, A., Nurullahoğlu, Ü.Z. Practical Biochemistry. Nobel Publishing Distribution. 2007
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Course Introduction and Basic Components of Living Organisms
Week 2 - Theoretical
Water and water structure
Week 3 - Theoretical
Structures of proteins and amino acids
Week 4 - Theoretical
Nucleic acids
Week 5 - Theoretical
Enzymes
Week 6 - Theoretical
Vitamins
Week 7 - Theoretical
Carbohydrates
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm
Week 9 - Theoretical
Lipids
Week 10 - Theoretical
Functions of proteins in metabolism
Week 11 - Theoretical
Functions of enzymes in metabolism
Week 12 - Theoretical
Functions of vitamins in metabolism
Week 13 - Theoretical
Functions of carbohydrates in metabolism
Week 14 - Theoretical
Functions of lipids in metabolism
Week 15 - Theoretical
General lesson again
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%70
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory150230
Midterm Examination1505
Final Examination110010
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)45
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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