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Bachelor's level | 15 credits | Course code: KEM060

The course does not start as a freestanding course this academic year but can start within a program or a course package. Please contact the department for further information.

About the Course

This course is a continuation of the biochemistry learned in the basic chemistry course. In this biochemistry course you will study how living cells gets energy from the surrounding environment, for example how carbohydrates, lipids and proteins are metabolized and how the photosynthesis works. . The first half of the course provides a physico-chemical picture of the metabolism, its regulation and energy conservation processes. The second half of the course deals with the transfer of information in the cell from a biochemical/structural point of view, how the genetic material is copied and the genes are expressed. It also covers the regulation of gene The course also includes a literature assignment that is presented in the form of a poster

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Tuition Fee

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EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

Per Martin Björemark, 031-786 9013,


Department of Chemistry & Molecular Biology
Box 462
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Medicinaregatan 9 C

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