MBV1030 – General biochemistry
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
The fundamentals and concepts of biochemistry will be presented, including proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and nucleic acids. Central metabolic pathways, synthesis of DNA, RNA and proteins in addition to regulation of gene activity are also covered.
The course will provide a general knowledge of the most important biomolecules, cellular reaction pathways and maintenance and expression of genetic information .
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Formal prerequisite knowledge
In addition to fulfilling the Higher Education Entrance Qualification, applicants have to meet the following special admission requirements:
Mathematics R1 (or Mathematics S1 and S2) + R2
And in addition one of these:
- Physics (1+2)
- Chemistry (1+2)
- Biology (1+2)
- Information technology (1+2)
- Geosciences (1+2)
- Technology and theories of research (1+2)
The special admission requirements may also be covered by equivalent studies from Norwegian upper secondary school or by other equivalent studies (in Norwegian).
Recommended previous knowledge
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The course overlaps 4 ECTS credits with KJM2200.
Lectures, 42 h, classes, 24 hours, least 12 hours obligatory. Two projects have to be handed in. The projects must be approved in order for the students to be eligible for the final exam.
Final written exam, 3 hours, in December. Allowed examination aids: Calculator. Letter grades (A-F).
This subject offer new examination in the beginning of the subsequent term for candidates who withdraw during an ordinary examination or fail an ordinary examination. More information about new examination can be found on the faculty's site.
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