Course Description


Macromolecules of biological importance. A survey of the physical and chemical properties of proteins, nucleic acids, and carbohydrates. Methods of preparation, chemical synthesis, degradation, and characterization of biomolecules.

Key Information

Credit: 3 quarter units / 2 semester units credit
UC Santa Barbara, Biochemistry

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.
If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
Unit Credit

UC Irvine:
Course Equivalence: UCI Chem 128

UC Los Angeles:
Unit Credit

UC Merced:
Unit Credit (see your Academic Advisor)

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units

UC San Diego:
Unit Credit

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Major Requirement: requirement for Chemistry and Biochemistry major

UC Santa Cruz:
Unit Credit


Chemistry 107A-B-C or 109A or 109AH-109B or 109BH-109C or 109CH

Course Creator

Norbert Reich
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