Course Code: EST 103
Course Title: Biology – Biochemistry
Weekly Class and Application Hours:3-2
Short Course Description: Characteristics of living organisms. Photosynthesis, respiration and transpiration inplants. Metabolism of animals. Reproductive processes in animals and plants. Geographical
distribution of principal vegetation types. Plant and animal nutrition. Basic genetic principles. Morphology, life cycles, physiology, metabolism and ecology of micro-organisms.
Beneficial and pathogenic microorganisms.
Laboratory classes on light microscopy: plant and animal tissues and microorganisms.
Textbook and Supplementary Books::
Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry by David Lee Nelson, Michael M. Cox
Class Participation 10%,
Mid-term Examination 30%,
Final Examination 50%,