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Course Description

Biochemistry is the study of the chemical substances and processes that occur in animals, and of the changes they undergo during development and life. 
Biochemistry enters into the investigation of chemical changes in disease, drug action, and other aspects of medicine, as well as in nutrition, genetics and agriculture.

























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Units of Study

Unit 1 -      Introduction To Biochemistry - This unit covers the characteristics of common chemical compounds important in animal biochemistry.

Unit 2 -      Carbohydrates, Lipids and Proteins - This unit covers the characteristics of biochemical groups carbohydrates, lipids and proteins.

Unit 3 -      Enzymes and Hormones - This unit covers characteristics of chemicals which control processes, including enzymes and hormones.

Unit 4 -      Nucleic Acids - This unit covers the role of nucleic acids in the biology of animals.

Unit 5 -      Absorption - This unit covers the processes of digestion & absorption in animals.

Unit 6 -      Acidity and Alkalinity - This unit covers the characteristics of acidity and alkalinity in relation to animals.

Unit 7 -      Introduction To Biomolecules - This unit covers the principles and practices of biochemistry. 

Unit 8 -      Amino Acids - This unit covers the structural characteristics and other properties that differentiate amino acids.

Unit 9 -      Proteins - This unit covers the structure of proteins.

Unit 10 -    Lipids and Membranes - This unit covers the composition and structure of both lipids and membranes.

Unit 11 -    Vitamins - This unit covers the structure and dynamics of different types of vitamins.

Students Receive

Once course is complete 

1 x Certificate In Biochemistry

1 x  Course Transcript



Certificate In Biochemistry

6 Months



Assessments - Exams 


Access to a computer

6 Months

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