Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K7309030 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 生物化学II
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Biochemistry II
ナカノ ミヤコ,カワモト セイジ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Mon3-4,Thur1-2:ENG 117
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Basic Biology
Eligible Students
Keywords bioenergetics, energetic metabolism, response regulation 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Program of Chemical Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・Definite learning of basic chemistry and chemical engineering and cultivation of application ability
chemical basis.

Program of Biotechnology
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Acquisition of basic and advanced knowledge relating to biotechnology and life science. (Target/Lecture class) 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The objective of this class is to understand the systems of energetic metabolism and  response regulation in biological object.
This class is focused on the following subjects.
1. cellular metabolism and the regulation
2. glycolysis and farmentation
3. glycogen metabolism
4.  tricarboxylic acid cycle
5.  electron transfer system and oxidative phosphorylation
6. lipid metabolism
7. amino acid metabolism

Class Schedule lesson1; Nakano, Bioenergetics (view of energetic metabolism, carbohydrate metabolism, lipid metabolism, amino acid metabolism)
lesson2; Nakano, Thermodynamics and metabolism
lesson3; Nakano, Glycolysis-1 (the pathway and the reactions)
lesson4; Nakano, Glycolysis-2 (fermentation, regulation and control)
lesson5; Nakano, Glycogen metabolism (the breakdown, synthesis and control)
lesson6; Nakano, Tricarboxylic acid cycle-1 (mitochndria, from glycolysis)  
lesson7; Nakano, Tricarboxylic acid cycle-2 (the enzymes and regulation)
lesson8; Nakano and Kawamoto, overview of lesson 1-7 for cheking student's level of understanding
lesson9; Kawamoto, Electron transfer system-1 (oxidation-reduction reaction and electron transfer)
lesson10; Kawamoto, Electron transfer system-2 (oxidative phosphorylation)
lesson11; Kawamoto, Electron transfer system-3 (ATP production and the regulation)
lesson12; Kawamoto, Lipid metabolism-1 (the digestion and absorption)
lesson13; Kawamoto, Lipid metabolism-2 (beta oxidation)
lesson14; Kawamoto, Amino acid metabolism-1 (deamination and urea cycle)
lesson15; Amino acid metabolism-2 (the metabolic breakdown)

lesson16; Kawamoto and Nakano, Final eamination 
Voet Biochemistry 4th edition (Donald Voet and Judith G. Voet) 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook, Handouts, Visual materials (Video/PC) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Lesson1; Voet Biochemistry 4th edition  17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26
Lesson2; Voet Biochemistry 4th edition  3, 16   
Lesson3; Voet Biochemistry 4th edition  17 (17.1, 17.2)
Lesson4; Voet Biochemistry 4th edition  17 (17.3, 17.4)
Lesson5; Voet Biochemistry 4th edition  18 (18.1, 18.2, 18.3)
Lesson6; Voet Biochemistry 4th edition  22 (22.1), 21 (21.1, 21.2, 21.3)
Lesson7; Voet Biochemistry 4th edition  21 (21.3, 21.4, 21.5)
Lesson8; revice lesson1-7
Lesson9; Voet Biochemistry 4th edition  16 (16-5),  22 (22.2)
Lesson10; Voet Biochemistry 4th edition  22 (22.3)
Lesson11; Voet Biochemistry 4th edition  22 (22.4)
Lesson12; Voet Biochemistry 4th edition  25 (25.1)
Lesson13; Voet Biochemistry 4th edition  25 (25.2) 
Lesson14; Voet Biochemistry 4th edition  26 (26.1, 26.2)
Lesson15; Voet Biochemistry 4th edition  26 (26.3)
Grading Method Examination (90%), Report or/and Mini test (10%) 
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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