Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year 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,イシハラ ヤスヒロ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Fri5-8:IAS K104
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
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) 04 : Life Sciences
Eligible Students
Keywords Metabolism, bioenergetics, biosynthesis, and catabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids, and nucleic acids 
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)
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 students to the basic principles of biochemistry. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1: Metabolism (A. Ishida)
Lesson 2: Glycolysis (1) (A. Ishida)
Lesson 3: Glycolysis (2) (A. Ishida)
Lesson 4: The TCA cycle (1) (A. Ishida)
Lesson 5: The TCA cycle (2) (A. Ishida)
Lesson 6: Carbohydrate metabolism (A. Ishida)
Lesson 7: Respiratory chain and oxidative phosphorylation (1) (A. Ishida)
Lesson 8: Respiratory chain and oxidative phosphorylation (2) (A. Ishida)
Lesson 9 Photosynthesis (Y. Ishihara)
Lesson 10: Lipid metabolism (1) (Y. Ishihara)
Lesson 11: Lipid metabolism (2) (Y. Ishihara)
Lesson 12: Amino-acid metabolism (Y. Ishihara)
Lesson 13: Nucleotide metabolism (Y. Ishihara)
Lesson 14: Whole figure of metabolism in mammals (Y. Ishihara)
Lesson 15: Signal transduction in biochemistry  (A. Ishida) 
Textbook: Voet et al., "Fundamentals of Biochemistry" (5th ed) (Japanese version) 2017
Handouts will be provided.
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PowerPoint will be used. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Read the textbook and the handout very carefully, and solve exercises. 
Grading Method Your grade will be based on the following:
Assignment and attitude toward class 20% and final examination 80% 
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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