Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L5018005 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 生物機能化学
Subject Name
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Biofunctional Chemistry
クニヨシ ヒサト
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Fri1-4:ABS C302
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Face-to-face, Online (on-demand)  
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) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students
Keywords lipids, carbohydrates, amino acids, proteins, nucleic acids, biologically active compounds, chemical structure, chemical property, aquatic organisms 
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)
Molecular Agro-Life Science Program
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding regarding organic molecule, cell, individual organism, and population 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The main aim of this class is to understand chemical structure, chemical property,  and biological activities of biomolecules (lipids, carbohydrates, amino acids, proteins, nucleic acids etc.). 
Class Schedule lesson 1: Introduction.
lesson 2: Basic organic chemistry.
lesson 3: Lipids: chemical structure.
lesson 4: Lipids: chemical property.
lesson 5: Carbohydrates: chemical structure.
lesson 6: Carbohydrates: chemical property.
lesson 7: Amino acids & proteins: chemical structure.
lesson 8: Amino acids & proteins: chemical property.
lesson 9: Nucleic acids: chemical structure.
lesson 10: Nucleic acids: chemical property.
lesson 11: Biologically active compounds: lipids etc.
lesson 12: Biologically active compounds: peptides & proteins.
lesson 13: Chemical biology.
lesson 14: The example of a research with aquatic animals.
lesson 15: Summary

"Principles of Biochemistry: International Edition"  Laurence A. Moran, Robert A Horton, Gray Scrimgeour, Marc Perry (Pearson) 
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(More Details) Projector & whiteboard 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
To study organic chemistry. 
Grading Method Examination. 
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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