Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Integrated Arts and Sciences Department of Integrated Arts and Sciences
Lecture Code ANL06101 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 生物機能化学 I
Subject Name
セイブツキノウカガク I
Subject Name in
Functional Biochemistry I
イシダ アツヒコ,アキヅキ カズトシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Fri5-8:IAS K202
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Online flip teaching
You have to see the lecture slide before the lecture. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 04 : Life Sciences
Eligible Students Undergraduate
Keywords Biopolymer, protein, molecular weight, purification, proteomics, bioenergetics,  chemical equilibrium, enzyme kinetics 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Integrated Arts and Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding of the importance and characteristics of each discipline and basic theoretical framework.
・The knowledge and understanding  to fully recognize the mutual relations and their importance among individual academic diciplines.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The ability and skills to specify necessary theories and methods for consideration of issues.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・The ability to conduct research proactively by combining knowledge,  understanding, and skills for the tasks, based on flexible creativity and imagination. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The purpose of this class is to introduce basic principles of biochemistry and analytical biochemistry. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction
lesson2 Acid-base equilibriumn and buffer solutions
lesson3 Structure of Proteins
lesson4 Structure of nucleic acids
lesson5 Protein purification
lesson6 Electrophoresis
lesson7 Molecular weight of biopolymers
lesson8 Mass spectrometry and proteomics
lesson9 Spectrophotometry (1)
lesson10 Spectrophotometry (2)
lesson11 Thermodynamics of biomolecules
lesson12 Bioenergetics
lesson13 Enzyme kinetics (1)
lesson14 Enzyme kinetics (2)
lesson15 Examination 
Textbook: Fundamentals of Biochemistry (5th ed) by Voet et al. (Japanese version)
Handouts will be provided. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PowerPoint presentation will be used. You have to see the lecture slide before the lecture. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Students are required to read the textbook and the lecture slide very carefully before the lecture. In the lecture time, review of the slide, together with a question and answer session, will be held. Students are also required to solve the problems. 
Grading Method Students will be assessed based on the following.
i. assignment, and attitude toward the class (40%)
ii. final examination (60%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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