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SCC1226 Introduction to Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry
Credit Points: 15
SCC1123 Chemistry for the Life Sciences
SCC1111 General Chemistry
WACE Chemistry 3A/3B (or equivalent)
This unit provides an introduction to organic chemistry and biochemistry. 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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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014