BIOCHEMISTRY I

Course Information
TitleΒΙΟΧΗΜΕΙΑ Ι / BIOCHEMISTRY I
Code21
FacultyHealth Sciences
SchoolPharmacy
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID180000106

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600108841
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Familiarity with basic concepts of Biochemistry. The understanding of the structure of biological macromolecules, such as proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates and lipids. The understanding of the structure, classification, mode of action and specificity of enzymes. The understanding of the principles of biological oxidations leading to the production and storage of energy for living organismsare . During the courses examples are provided to the students on the specific effect of drugs on biomolecules.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction. Aminoacids. Structure and biological role of proteins. Catalytic proteins. Enzymes. Biologically important carbohydrates. Biologically important lipids. Structure of nucleic acids. Biological oxidations.
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures260.9
Laboratory Work150.5
Tutorial130.4
Written assigments
Total541.8
Student Assessment
Description
Written examinations at the end of the semester both in theoretical courses and in workshops.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Εισαγωγή στη Βιοχημεία: Ι. Γ. Γεωργάτσος (Εκδόσεις: Γιαχούδη) 6η έκδοση, Θεσσαλονίκη 2005). 2. Βιοχημεία: Berg M.J., Tymoczko L.J., Stryer L. (Α. Αλετράς, Θ. Βαλκανά, Δ. Δραΐνας, Η. Κούβελας, Γ.Κ. Παπαδόπουλος, Μ. Φράγκου- Λαζαρίδη, Εκδόσεις Πανεπιστημίου Κρήτης), 2005.
Additional bibliography for study
Βιοχημεία: Lehninger Βασικές αρχές Βιοχημείας: D.L. Nelson, M.M. Cox (Μετάφραση: Αθ. Παπαβασιλείου, Ιατρικές Εκδόσεις Π.Χ. Πασχαλίδης) Αθήνα 2007.
Last Update
19-09-2013