department of chemistry and biochemistry

CHEM4343 : Biochemistry I


Dr. Eamonn F. Healy


  • Chemistry 4343 for course information and syllabus
  • Lecture Topics for CHEM 4343
    Fundamentals: Forces ; Water ; Thermodynamics; pH Structure & Function: Macromolecules ; DNAStructure; Protein Synthesis I;Protein Synthesis II; Proteins ; Myoglobin; Hemoglobin ; Protein Synthesis III; Denaturing; Protein Folding ; Hemoglobin;Antibodies ; Mechanism & Kinetics: Enzymes ; Inhibition
  • Virtual text for the hypertext supplement used in the Chem 4343 biochemistry curriculum.
  • Click here for problem sets and exams for Fall 2017 semester
  • Projects2010 for a review of the Fall 2010 project assignments.
  • Projects2011 for a review of the Fall 2011 project assignments.
  • Projects2016 for a review of the Fall 2015 project assignments.
  • Projects2017 for a review of the Fall 2015 project assignments.
  • Sample Gradesheet
  • Links to some sites for protein structures, images and possible sites that might generate information relevant to your topic
  • Click here for a link to the website for the Royal Sewdish Academy of Sciences , including Nobel Prize announcements .
  • Click here for a listing of online journal, information, database and image sources .
  • ENTREZ is the life sciences search engine available from the national center for Biotechnology Information(NCBI)
  • Special Topics

    1. Tyrosine Kinases and Cancer
    2. HIV Drug Development
    3. Anti-Cancer Vaccines
    4. Protein Folding
    5. DNA-Protein Binding motifs
    6. Cisplatin
    7. Drug-Resistant Bacteria
    8. The Prion Hypothesis
    9. Drug Design