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CHE 113 - Fundamentals of Organic and Biochemistry

4 credit hours - Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory weekly; one term.
This course meets the Biological and Physical Sciences General Education Requirement.

Study an introduction to the chemistry of carbon compounds and of living systems. Nomenclature, structure, properties and reactions of the principal organic families are studied, and anthropogenic carbon compounds are discussed in relation to health and the environment. The biochemistry studies the structure, properties, and functions of carbohydrates, proteins, lipids and nucleic acids. Protein synthesis, enzyme regulation and metabolism are included. Intended for students in health-related professions and students interested in applying chemistry to the environment and living systems. Science and engineering students should take CHE 112 . Lab fee $50.

Prerequisite(s): CHE 111  

Note: Credit is not given for both CHE 113 and CHE 213 . CHE 113 is not to be used as a prerequisite for CHE 213  or CHE 214 .