Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Biochemistry I KIM451 7 4 + 0 6

Prerequisites non

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Assist.Prof. BURAK ÇOBAN
Instructors Assist.Prof. BURAK ÇOBAN, Prof. ABDURRAHMAN ŞENGÜL
Goals in this subject molecular level information on chemical structure, its organization and functions of the components of living material.
Contents structure of biological systems, structure and functions of biomolecules, amino acids, peptides and proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, enzymes, coenzymes.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 students will earn in depth information on chemistry of biological components and their biological functions

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods lectures
Assessment Methods written exams: one mid tearm and one final exam.

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 temel elements of organism read the topic from different sources
2 characteristics of water and inorganic ions and their biological functions read the topic from different sources
3 Amino acids read the topic from different sources and learn all the aas.
4 peptides and proteins read the topic from different sources and repeat the topic intermolecular interactions
5 peptides and proteins repeat the last week's topic
6 enzymes and their kinetics read the topic from different sources
7 carbohydrates read the topic from different sources
8 carbohydrates repeat the last week's topic
9 nucleic acids read the topic from different sources
10 nucleic acids repeat the last week's topic
11 biosynthesis read the topic from different sources
12 lipids read the topic from different sources
13 lipids repeat the last week's topic
14 vitamins and coenzymes read the topic from different sources and repeat the topic 'enzymes'

Textbook notes are in the internet site..
Additional Resources Engin, M. Gözükara, Biyokimya 3. Baskı, Nobel Tıp Kitabevi, İstanbul, 1997. J. Koolman, K. H. Roehm, Color Atlas of Biyochemistry, second Edition, Thieme, Stuttgart, 2005. Fahrünnisa Pamuk, Biyokimya, Gazi Kitabevi, Ankara, 2000.

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 100
In-Term Total 1 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100

Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has textbooks containing current information, application tools and equipment , and advanced theoretical and practical knowledge supported by other resources in a scientific approach. x
2 Adapts and transfers the acquired knowledge to secondary education.
3 Uses advanced institutional and practical knowledge acquired in the field. x
4 Updates the information on daily conditions. x
5 Comments on and evaluate the data by using advanced knowledge and skills acquired in the field, identifies and analyzes the current problems of technological developments, and comes up with solutions based on research and evidence. x
6 Has the ability to conceptualize the events and facts related with the field; analyze them with scientific methods and techniques. x
7 Designs and performs experiments to analyze the problems, collects data, performs analyzes and comment on the results.
8 Carries out an advanced study related to the field independently.
9 Takes on responsibility individually and as a team member in order to solve unpredictable and complex problems encountered in applications related to the field.
10 Plans and manages the activities in a project under his responsibility for development.
11 Plays a role in the process of decision making when faced with problems about different discipline fields. x
12 Uses time effectively in the process of inference with the ability of thinking analytically.
13 Evaluates the advanced knowledge and skills acquired in the field with a critical perspective.
14 Determines the learning requirements and leads the learning process.
15 Develops a positive attitude towards lifelong learning.
16 Is aware of the necessity of lifelong learning and develops his Professional knowledge and skills continuously.
17 Informs people and organizations about the topics related to their fields; expresses his ideas and suggestions for solutions to problems in both oral and written form.
18 Shares his ideas and suggestions for solutions to the problems with experts and non-experts by supporting them with quantitative and qualitative data.
19 Organizes projects and activities for social environment he lives in with an awareness of social responsibility.
20 Follows advances in the field and communicate with colleagues by using a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio.
21 Uses information and communication technology along with software the Human Sciences the field requires at an advanced level.
22 Uses his knowledge of human health and environmental awareness acquired in their fields for society’s ends.
23 Behaves in a way adhering to the social, scientific, cultural and ethical values in the process of data collection, commenting, application, publicizing the results related with the field
24 Has a sufficient level of awareness about the universality of social rights, social justice, quality management, acting in a suitable way in processes and attendance (Instead of quality culture) the protection of cultural values, protection of the environment and health and security in the professional field.

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 4 56
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 5 70
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Final examination 1 30 30
Total Work Load (h) 176
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 5.87
ECTS Credit of the Course 6