Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Basic Biochemsitry TBK 501 0 3 + 1 4 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MEHMET AKDOĞAN
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Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective Giving basic biochemistry concepts
Course Content Structure of amino acids, the structure of proteins and their properties, hemoglobin and myoglobin structure and properties, structure and properties of sugar, structure and properties of the oil, structure and properties of nucleotides, structure and properties of nucleic acids, glucose metabolism, β oxidation and fatty acid synthesis, cholesterol synthesis, synthesis and degradation pathways of amino acids, Intermediary metabolism.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 The definitions of Biochemistry, activity, organic chemistry, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
2 Definition of carbohydrates, chemical structure, glycogen, starches, such as macromolecular Lecture, Testing, Homework,
3 Lipids, the transports of lipids present in the cell Lecture, Testing, Homework,
4 Amino acids Lecture, Testing, Homework,
5 Proteins Lecture, Testing, Homework,
6 Nucleic acids Lecture, Testing, Homework,
7 Electrolytes, neuromediators Lecture, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The characteristics of the carbon, selection as a basic element of life; studies and theories regarding the origin of life
2 Functional groups alcohols, compouns bearing carbonyl group, carboxylic acids, and pH- pKa definitions, Hendearso the Hasselbalch equation
3 Amines, amides, aromatic structures,c
4 The general formula of carbohydrates, triose, tetrose, pentose, and heptose hexose, cyclic structures, anomeric structures, glucose and fructose
5 Glycogen structure, branching locations, core structure of amylose and amylopectin
6 The molecular structure of amino acids which are the building blocks of proteins, grouping, peptide bond creation
7 Midterm exam
8 Protein The primary, secondary and tertiary structure, protein samples (samples from the blood to tissue,
9 Clasiffication be lipids, fat acids, Formulas of saturated and unsaturated ones, omega-3 structure
10 Triglycerides, cholesterol, phospholipids, their transport in the blood lipoproteins
11 Enzymes, classification, showing the effects by the formula
12 Structure of nucleic acid bases, DNA
13 Structure of DNA, RNA, ATP, NAD and FAD
14 Calcium, magnesium, chloride, phosphate forms in the body
Course Notes 1. Robert K Murray, David A. BENDER. Harper’s Illustrated biochemistry 28TH, Mc Graw Hill Toronto 2009.<br>2. David L. Nelson, Michael M. Cox Lehninger Biyokimyanın İlkeleri Çeviri Editörü Murat Elçin; 2013.<br>3. W Baynes and Marek H Dominiczak. Medical Biochemistry Mosby ELSEVER. China; 2005.<br>4. Raymond Chang. Genel Kimya Temel kavramlar. Palme yayıncılık, Ankara, 2006.<br>5. Ender Erdik, Yüksel Sarıkaya, Temel Üniversite Kimyası, Gazi Kitabevi, Ankara 2009.<br>6. Tamer Yılmaz Canlıda organik yapı, Ankara, 2007 <br>Diğer Kaynaklar
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Sutudent has detailed biomolecules and metabolic information; uses this information and develops X
2 Knows and uses the specific equipment and tools of Biochemistry X
3 Knows and uses basic laboratory knowledge such as Laboratory safety, biochemical methods X
4 Reachs their printed and electronic information sources and follows the developments in the Biochemistry and related fields X
5 Theoretical knowledge and critical thinking skills are applied to specific work areas to plan related experiments X
6 present a seminar on a topic of current biochemistry X
7 Reads, understands, interprets, and criticizes an article in the field of biochemistry, X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Ödev 20
1. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Final 50
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 6 96
Assignment 2 6 12
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 150
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6
dersAKTSKredisi 6