Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Pharmaceutical Sciences Program of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Lecture Code I7012001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 生化学IV
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Biological Chemistry IV
ノムラ ワタル
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Fri5-8:PHS Lecture Rm 2
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Pharmaceutical Sciences
Eligible Students School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2nd grade students, 2nd term
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)
Pharmaceutical Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding of the biological maintenance system of homeostasis and the ability to adjust to the environment  ●quality⑤

Medicinal Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge of human and biological bodies. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
(1) Lipids; structure, function, delivery and metabolism
(2) Metabolism of amino acids
(3) Enzyme kinetics 
Class Schedule (1) Structures and functions of fatty acids
(2) Structures and functions of fatty acid derivatives
(3) Structures and functions of cholesterol and derivatives
(4) Structures and functions of fat-soluble vitamins
(5) Structures and functions of water-soluble vitamins
(6) Structures and functions of eicosanoids
(7) Metabolism of triglyceride and fatty acids
(8) Synthesis of triglyceride and fatty acids
(9) Absorption and delivery of triglyceride
(10) Absorption and delivery of cholesterol
(11) General integration of metabolism at the whole body level
(12) Metabolism of amino acids
(13) Biosynthesis of amino acids and nucleotides
(14) Mechanism of action of enzymes
(15) Kinetics of enzyme reaction and its inhibitors 
Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry, Seventh Edition (Nelson & Cox, Macmillan Learning) 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Microsoft PowerPoint, Distributed handouts 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Read the following chapters of the textbook carefully. Organize the class contents in your own way based on the handouts.
Classes 1-6: Chapter 10 and Chapter 21
Classes 7-11: Chapter 17 and Chapter 21
Class 12: Chapter 18
Class 13: Chapter 22
Classes 14&15: Chapter 6
Grading Method Students will be graded on a 100-point scale consisting of a quiz (20 points), midterm exam (40 points), and final exam (40 points). 60 points or more is a passing grade. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Other SBOs:【C6-(2)-①-1,C6-(2)-⑥-1,C6-(3)-③-1,C6-(3)-③-2,C6-(3)-③-3,C6-(3)-③-4,C6-(3)-④-1,C6-(3)-④-2,C6-(5)-③-1,C6-(5)-③-2,C6-(5)-④-1,C6-(5)-④-2,C6-(5)-⑤-1,C6-(5)-⑤-2,C7-(2)-③-1】 
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