This subject provides a foundation level understanding of the structure and function of biological macromolecules (proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids) and the major metabolic and bio-energetic pathways within cells. The subject also includes study of calcium and phosphorus metabolism and an introduction to nutritional biochemistry. Oral biochemistry provides the basis for further studies by Dentistry students in applied genetics, immunology, pathology, pharmacology-therapeutics and in clinical dental subjects.
School of Biomedical Sciences
Restricted to Bachelor of Dental Science students only.
This subject has no prerequisites although successful completion of first-year University level Chemistry is assumed (CHM 107 or CHM102 or CHM108 or equivalent).
BCM210, BCM211, BCM411
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: July 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.