Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Advanced Biochemistry KIM 542 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses <p>It is suggested that students should take Biochemistry I and Biochemistry II courses.</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>-</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. KUDRET YILDIRIM
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Course Objective

To let students learn some advanced aspects of biochemistry

Course Content

The mechanisms and details of some advanced biochemical reactions

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Students know the functions of NADH and NADPH Lecture, Question-Answer, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
2 Students make comments on pyridoxal phosphate and amino acid biochemistry Lecture, Question-Answer, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
3 Students determine natural enoles, coenzyme A and thiol esters Lecture, Question-Answer, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
4 Students remember the reactions of tiamine pyrophosphate and biotine Lecture, Question-Answer, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
5 Students sum up shikimic acid pathway Lecture, Question-Answer, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
6 Students learn some other advanced biochemical reactions Lecture, Question-Answer, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Nature’s NaBH4: NADH or NADPH [1] 1-30
2 Nature’s NaBH4: NADH or NADPH [1] 1-30
3 Pyridoxal phosphate and amino acid biochemistry [1] 31-70
4 Pyridoxal phosphate and amino acid biochemistry [1] 31-70
5 Nature’s enols [1] 71-100
6 Nature’s enols [1] 71-100
7 Nature’s enols [1] 71-100
8 CoASH and thiol esters [1] 101-110
9 MIDTERM EXAMINATION
10 Tiamine pyrophosphate [1] 111-130
11 The rearrangements in valine and isoleusine biosynthesis [1] 131-150
12 Biotine; the CO2 carrier [1] 151-170
13 Shikimic acid pathway [1] 171-200
14 Hemoglobine ; the O2 carrier [1] 201-220
Resources
Course Notes <p>[1] Yıldırım K., İleri Biyokimya I Ders Notları, 2008 , Sakarya.</p>
Course Resources

[2] Wothers, P., Greeves, N., Warren, S., and Clayden, J., Organic Chemistry, , Oxford University Press, USA,2001.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 In addition to expanding and making deeper the knowledge established on undergraduate education in a same or different area, reaches the knowledge by doing research and also improves his or her knowledge to the expertise level by doing evaluation and practice. X
1 In addition to expanding and making deeper the knowledge established on undergraduate education in a same or different area, reaches the knowledge by doing research and also improves his or her knowledge to the expertise level by doing evaluation and practice. X
2 Utilizing incomplete or limited data in his or her study area expands the knowledge by experimental methods and use those obtained knowledge by scientific, social and ethical responsibility. X
2 Utilizing incomplete or limited data in his or her study area expands the knowledge by experimental methods and use those obtained knowledge by scientific, social and ethical responsibility.
3 - Constructs a problem with his/her adviser and develops a solution method and by evaluating the results apply them if it is necessary in his/ her area.
3 - Constructs a problem with his/her adviser and develops a solution method and by evaluating the results apply them if it is necessary in his/ her area. X
4 -Transfer the current developments and his/her studies to the other related or nonrelated groups as written, orally and visually.
4 -Transfer the current developments and his/her studies to the other related or nonrelated groups as written, orally and visually.
5 - Develops new strategic approach and produces solutions in unexpected and complicated situations in his or her area of practice.
5 - Develops new strategic approach and produces solutions in unexpected and complicated situations in his or her area of practice.
6 - Develops strategic and practice plans and evaluates the obtained results within the framework of quality process in his or her study area. X
6 - Develops strategic and practice plans and evaluates the obtained results within the framework of quality process in his or her study area.
7 - Has written communication ability in one of well known foreign languages (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level A1).
7 - Has written communication ability in one of well known foreign languages (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level A1).
8 -Has knowledge for software and hardware about computers and uses data processing.
8 -Has knowledge for software and hardware about computers and uses data processing.
9 Protecting scientific, social, and ethical values, teaches and controls these values in the steps of collection, evaluation and announcement of data in the international arena. X
9 Protecting scientific, social, and ethical values, teaches and controls these values in the steps of collection, evaluation and announcement of data in the international arena. X
10 - Applies his or her digested knowledge and problem solving ability in advanced studies.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 10 10
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 151
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.04
dersAKTSKredisi 6