Course Code: VET208

Course TitleBiochemistry II

Weekly Teaching Hour: (2-2)

Course Description : These courses provide an knowledge on the fundamental processes of, animal and microbial metabolism. Topics include protein structure and function, mechanisms and control of enzyme action, the biochemistry of carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism, energy generation, and the fundamentals of nucleic acid biochemistry. Examples of the application and context of key biochemical concepts to areas of, Veterinary Medicine and food technology will be used to highlight the importance of biochemistry

Recommended Textbook(s) and Supplementary Books:

  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology By Papachristodoulou, Snape, Elliott, Elliott. 5 th. Ed. 2014
  • Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry by Nelson and Cox. 5 th. Ed. 2013

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95% compulsory.