CHM 116 Health Science Chemistry II

This course is a continuation of CHM 115. Topics include: an introduction to the chemistry of carbon; the hydrocarbons; organic functional groups (their structural and functional characteristics); the relationship of these functional groups to the chemistry of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic asids; protein synthesis; and metabolism. The metabolic pathways of fermentation, glycolysis, the citric acid cycle and the utilization of carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins by these metabolic pathways are discussed. Prerequisite: CHM 115 or its equivalent as determined by the department. Three class hours and three laboratory hours a week. Instructional Support Fee applies. Competency met: Scientific Reasoning and Discovery (3.0) 4 credits. Spring.

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