Biochemistry of Metabolism

Instructional materials for a studio-format course

* Information for Students *
including needed software

Part I:

Sugars & Polysaccharides  
Lipids & Membranes 
Bioenergetics 
Membrane Transport  
K+ Channels
Calcium Signals 
Signal Transduction 
Glycolysis & Fermentation 
Glycogen Metabolism 
Gluconeogenesis 
Krebs Cycle 
Electron Transfer Chain 
Chemiosmotic Coupling 
F1Fo ATPase  

Part II:

Pentose Phosphate Pathway 
Calvin Cycle 
Fatty acid catabolism 
Fatty acid synthesis 
Eicosanoid synthesis
 
Cholesterol synthesis 
Lipoproteins 
Amino acid catabolism - N 
Amino acid catabolism - C

Heme synthesis 
tRNA and ribosomes 
Protein synthesis  
Protein degradation  

Cellular Biochemistry:
Actin cytoskeleton  
Myosin 
Microtubules 
Microtubule motors 

Review: Basic Concepts
of Protein Structure


Enzyme Kinetics:
tutorial by H. Roy:

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Note: I am retiring from teaching at Rensselaer. These educational materials will be kept on the Web for a time, but I am no longer updating the scientific content. Joyce Diwan

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About this project and the studio class format

Send an email: Please write to indicate if you find these educational materials useful, to tell of your experiences in trying the studio course format, or to provide advice about any errors or omissions. Feel free to ask about studio teaching methods.  Joyce J. Diwan