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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 27 hours of lectures and 3 hours of tutorials. |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment 42 hours (minimum).
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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CoordinatorDr Jason David White
At the end of the sequence Veterinary Biochemistry A and Veterinary Biochemistry B, students completing these subjects should: be familiar with the terminology of biochemistry; comprehend the principles and essential information regarding chemical structures and properties of cellular constituents and the correlation of structure with function; comprehend the interrelationships of metabolic pathways and biochemical reactions between tissue systems; have developed skills in organising, analysing and evaluating biochemical data.
Topics include: amino acid, peptide and protein chemistry; enzymology, allostery and oxygen transport; biochemistry of nucleic acids, protein synthesis and post-synthetic modification.
A 2-hour written examination at the end of semester (60%). One 1-hour test will be held during the semester (25%) and indicated in the teaching timetable available at the commencement of the semester. One 1500-2000 word essay/assignment on a choice of 2-3 diseases given to students on the first day of semester and due 2/3 of the way through semester (15%).
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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At the end of the sequence Veterinary Biochemistry A and Veterinary Biochemistry B these students should have:
Bachelor of Veterinary Science |
Bachelor of Veterinary Science(PV)
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