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COURSE SYMBOL AND NO    :  BCH 350


 
COURSE TITLE                           : PLANT BIOCHEMISTRY


 
CRIDIT HOURE                          : 2(2+0)


 
PREREQUISITE                           : BCH 101

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Course Description:

The plant cell wall, its biochemical composition and formation. Photosynthesis - Light phase, cyclic and non-cyclic photophosphorylation. Dark phase; C3 and C4 pathways. Respiration and oxidative phophorylation. Biosynthesis of polysaccharides and chlorophyll. Nitrogen fixation, transport of nitrogenous compounds and their stage.  

 

  

LECTURE    No.

                         TOPICS

1

Structure and function of the plant cell

 

2 - 4

The plant cell wall and its chemical composition: polysaccharides, lignin and proteins. Physical composition of higher plant and algal cell wall.

 

5 - 10

Photosynthesis, photosynthetic organism, light phase, Dark phase of photosynthesis .The C4 photosynthetic pathway starch and sucrose metabolism in photosynthetic cells transport of light generated ATP into cytoplasm. Crassulacean acid metabolism.

 

11 - 15

Respiration, oxidation phosphorylation . Nature of the terminal electron transport chain. Coupling of phosphorylation to electron transport.

 

16 - 19

Biosynthesis of oligosaccharide. Biosynthesis of polysaccharide starch phytoglycogen fructose hemicelluloses.

 

20 - 22

Nitrogen fixation transport storage of n2. non –protein amino acid protein of seeds leave and other planet protein.

 

23 - 25

Biosynthesis of chlorophyll synthesis in the dark regulation of chlorophyll synthesis.

 

 

 

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