MEE411 Introduction to Biochemistry and Biophysics

Code MEE411
Name Introduction to Biochemistry and Biophysics
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice; Courses of Free Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Medical Engineering
Academic staff Vineta Zemīte
Credit points 3.0 (4.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Chemistry of life processes – amino acids, proteins, vitamins, carbohydrates, lipids, trace elements and water; their role in the body. Genetic information transmission mechanism, chromosome and gene structure, protein synthesis. Chemical and physical research methods of biomolecules. Membranes. Thermodynamics of a living organism..
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