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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
EBE105 Biochemistry 927001 1 1 2
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Giving fundemental knowladge of biochemistry and accordingly to this basis, telling about the main metabolic pathways correspondingly with the cases and related illnesses; simply and briefly, help in disposing components both for their professional life and for the other leading science lectures.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd. Doç. Dr. Alper Tokay
Learning Outcomes
  1. Apprehendly understanding the importance of biochemistry in diagnosis and illnesses
  2. Explicating the fundemental concepts of biochemistry
  3. Approaching metabolic pathways biochemically
  4. İmportance of metabolic integration and approaching biochemically through some spesific illnesses
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Biochemical bonds, electrolytes, water biochemistry, acid-base puwiev, enzymes, basic endocrinology and definition and properties of rudimentary nutrition resources; carbohydrates, proteins and lipids; followed by a simple description of metabolic integration and general survey to main metabolic pathways of carbohydrates, lipids and proteins, are going to be the main content of these lectures.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Importance of biochemistry and its definition None None
2.Water and electrolyte biochemistry None None
3.Acid-base conception None None
4.Carbohydrate biochemistry None None
5.Biochemistry of lipids None None
6.Protein and amino acid biochemistry None None
7.Enzymes and basic endocrinology None None
8.Vitamins None None
9.Entering through metabolism; what metabolism means (terminology) None None
10.Metabolism of carbohydrates; Glycolysis and other related metabolic pathways None None
11.Lipid metabolism; Beta-oxidation None None
12.Amino acid metabolism None None
13.Metabolic integration and its importance None None
14.Evaluating some spesific illnesses through main metabolic pathways None None
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination150
Attending Lectures2830
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination11010
Final Examination11515
Attending Lectures14228