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SCC1226 Introduction to Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry
Credit Points: 15
SCC1123 Chemistry for the Life Sciences , or TEE Chemistry or equivalent
This unit provides a sound introduction to biological chemistry. It covers the structure and reactions of important classes of organic compounds and biomolecules including carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, enzymes, and nucleic acids. Various important applications will be described, including polymers, medicinals, soaps, detergents.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
MAACHMApplied Chemistry Major
K23Bachelor of Arts (Education) Bachelor of Science
K09Bachelor of Forensic Investigation
G83Bachelor of Science (Forensic and Biomolecular Science)
E69Bachelor of Science (Human Biology)
MABIOMBiomedical Science Major
MAAADPBiomolecular Science Major
MAENCHEnvironmental and Biological Chemistry Major
MAECHMEnvironmental Chemistry Major
SMNUTRNutrition 10 Unit Supporting Major
MAAAHXNutrition Major
SMCPHAPHARMACOLOGY 8 Unit Supporting Major
MIPHARPharmacology Minor
MAAACFPhysical Sciences Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2010 VET: 31/03/2010