Nehal Elsherbiny


  • PDPC231
  • PDPC432

Course Details
The course provides introduction to the structure, properties, and significance of the major groups of biochemical compounds including amino acids, proteins, carbohydrates, nucleic acids, lipids, vitamins and hormones. The course deals also with the production of body energy, mechanisms of enzyme action and control of metabolic pathways. Topics include glycolysis, gluconeogenesis, pentose phosphate pathway, the citric acid cycle, glucose and glycogen metabolism, the urea cycle and oxidative phosphorylation.