Week Name Description
28 February - 6 March Page Definition
Page Main branches
Page Other branches
Page Areas of study
Page Relevance of Biochemistry to Nutrition and Agriculture
Page References
7 March - 13 March Page Definition
Page Chemical and physical properties
Page Hydrogen bonds
Page References
14 March - 20 March Page pH, buffer and cell constituents
Page pH
Page Buffers
Page References
21 March - 27 March Page Definition
Page Parts of the cell
Page References
28 March - 3 April Page Cytoplasm
Page Surface
Page References
4 April - 10 April Page Introduction
Page Functions
Page Classification
Page Reducing and non-reducing sugars
Page Reference
11 April - 17 April Page Classification
Page Disaccharides
Page Oligosaccharides and polysaccharides
Page Complex Carbohydrates
Page Food Sources
Page References
18 April - 24 April Page Introduction
Page Classification
Page Fatty acids
Page Triacylglycerols or glycerolipids
Page Glycerophospholipids
Page Sphingolipids
Page Steroids
Page Other lipids not found in membranes
Page Functions
Page Reference
25 April - 1 May Page Introduction
Page Classification
Page Protein Structure
Page Protein folding and stability
Page Nutritional Functions
Page References
2 May - 8 May Page Synthesis of Amino acids
Page Structure of amino acids
Page List of essential amino acids
Page Classification
Page Protein sources
Page Functions
Page Reference
9 May - 15 May Page Introduction
Page Classification of amino acids
Page Amino Acid Variety
Page General Properties
Page Peptide Bonds
Page Acid-Base properties of Amino Acids
Page Reference
16 May - 22 May Page Introduction
Page Enzymes and Life Processes
Page Chemical Nature of Enzymes
Page Properties of Enzymes
Page Naming and Classification
Page References
23 May - 29 May Page Basic Enzyme Reactions
Page Energy Levels
Page The Enzyme Substrate Complex
Page Chemical Equilibrium
Page Models of enzymatic reaction
Page Factors Affecting Enzyme Activity
Page Enzyme Concentration
Page Substrate Concentration
Page References
30 May - 5 June Page Effects of Inhibitors on Enzyme Activity
Page Temperature Effects
Page Effects of pH
Page References
6 June - 12 June Page Coenzymes
Page B vitamins and their coenzymes
Page Lipid vitamins
Page References
13 June - 19 June Page Introduction to Metabolism
Page Methods of metabolic pathway regulation
Page Major Catabolic Pathways
Page Reference
20 June - 26 June Page Introduction
Page Types of respiration
Page Stages of cell respiration
Page Glycolysis
Page Ten Steps of Glycolysis
Page Fate of pyruvate
Page Regulation of glycolysis
Page Reference
27 June - 3 July Page Introduction
Page limiting steps of glycolysis
Page Precursors for gluconeogenesis
Page Glycogen metabolism
Page Glycogen Synthesis
Page Glycogen Degradation
Page Reference
4 July - 10 July Page Introduction
Page Function
Page Reaction
Page Regulation of glycogen metabolism
Page Reference
11 July - 17 July Page Introduction
Page Summary
Page Role of enzymes involved in the TCA cycle
Page Net reaction for citric acid cycle
Page Regulation of TCA cycle
Page Reference
18 July - 24 July Page Introduction
Page Oxidative phase
Page Non-oxidative phase
Page Degradation of starch or hydrolysis
Page Digestibility
Page References
25 July - 31 July Page Introduction
Page The Design Strategy for Fatty Acid Biosynthesis
Page Synthesis of fatty acids
Page Assembly of fatty acid chain via fatty acid synthase
Page Elongation
Page Regulation of Fatty Acid Synthesis
Page References
1 August - 7 August Page Introduction
Page Lipolysis and release
Page Activation and transport into mitochondria
Page β-oxidation
Page Synthesis of Cholesterol
Page References
8 August - 14 August Page Introduction
Page Amino acid synthesis
Page Nitrogen fixation
Page Assimilation of Ammonia
Page Transamination Reactions
Page Origins of Carbon Skeletons of the Amino Acids
Page Porphyrin Synthesis
Page References
15 August - 21 August Page Amino acid catabolism
Page Urea cycle
Page References
22 August - 28 August Page Definition and introduction of photosynthesis
Page Carbon cycle
Page References
29 August - 4 September Page Introduction
Page Chemical structure
Page Types of nucleic acids
Page Nucleic acid components
Page References
5 September - 11 September Page A comparison of DNA and RNA
Page Protein Synthesis
Page Transcription
Page Translation
Page 5 steps in protein synthesis
Page Recombinant DNA
Page References
12 September - 18 September Page Role of Vitamins in Metabolism
Page Vitamins- Metabolic functions and food sources
Page Difference between water soluble and fat soluble vitamins
Page References
19 September - 25 September Page Role of Minerals in Metabolism
Page Vitamins and minerals RDA, Deficiency and toxicity
Page Candidates for Supplements
Page Reference
26 September - 2 October Page Biochemical Energetic
Page Interconvertible
Page Electron Transport and Oxidative Phosphorylation
Page Components of Electron Transport System
Page Transport of molecules across mitochondrial membrane
Page Regulation of oxidative phosphorylation
Page Superoxide Production
Page Aerobic Respiration
Page Reference
3 October - 9 October Page Introduction
Page Definition
Page Classification
Page Secondary metabolites – structure and function
Page Secondary metabolism
Page Induction of secondary metabolism
Page Reference