BCH 103-Biochemical fundamentals of Life

This course covers general introduction to biochemistry. It describes the living cell, its organelles and the general foundations determining cell structure and functions. It also covers relevant chemical concepts, properties of water as main constituent of life, chemicals elements and their distribution in earth and cell, different chemical bonds, functional groups chemical equilibrium and homeostasis, acids, bases and buffer solution, the formation of macro-molecules from small building blocks.