BIO 404 Plant Biochemistry

Biochemical activities of plants, including photosynthesis, respiratory pathways, sulfate and nitrate reduction, and cell-wall metabolism will be discussed. The biosynthesis by plants of drugs of pharmacological significance such as alkaloids and vitamins will also be considered. Laboratory work will include techniques for fractionating plant cells and isolating intermediates and products' metabolic pathways. 

Credits:

4

Hours

6 (2, lecture; 4, lab)

Requirement Designation

Regular Liberal Arts

Offered

Fall-Spring

Prerequisite

BIO 166 and BIO 167 and two BIO course at 200 level or above (NOT BIO 230) and CHE 234 and CHE 235.