lchm1271a  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
3 credits
30.0 h + 20.0 h

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
Introduction to basic molecules of biochemistry. 1. Amino acids and proteins 2. Carbohydrates 3. Lipids and biological membranes 4. Nucleic acids Function of bio molecules. 1. Structure of proteins 2. Enzymes Notions of molecular biochemistry - Replication of DNA - Transcription of DNA into RNA - Nucleic acid-protein complexes - Biosynthesis of proteins The practical work illusrates the properties of the main classes of biomolecules studied in the theoretical course and initiatee students to a certain number of techniques used currently in biochemistry.
  • Principles of Biochemistry de Lehninger
  • Biochemistry de Voet et Voet
(éditions récentes)
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Bachelor in Biology

Minor in Scientific Culture