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bio250 - Biochemistry (Complete module description)
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Module label Biochemistry
Module code bio250
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Applicability of the module
  • Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Naturwissenschaftliche Grundlagen
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Ergänzungsmodule
Responsible persons
Koch, Karl-Wilhelm (Authorized examiners)
Scholten, Alexander (Module counselling)
Skills to be acquired in this module

++ biological knowledge
++ knowledge of biological working methods
+ biologically relevant knowledge in the natural sciences and mathematics
++ abstract, logical, analytical thinking
+ independent learning and (research-based) working
++ data presentation and evidence-based discussion (written and spoken)
++ teamwork
+ (scientific) communication skills
+ project and time management
+ knowledge of safety and environmental issues

The students have a survey of the arrangement, function, and biosynthesis of the most important substance classes and metabolic processes, learn basic experimental methods of biochemistry and are able to present and interpret experimental results.
Module contents
The module gives an introduction to conceptions and methods of biochemistry.
Reader's advisory
General textbooks of Biochemistry, e.g.:
Biochemie, Müller-Esterl
Biochemie, Lubert Stryer
Lehninger Prinzipien der Biochemie, David L. Nelson und Michael M. Cox
Principles of Biochemistry, Horton et al.
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel / module level EB (Ergänzungsbereich / Complementary)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
2 28
WiSe 0
1 14
Practical training
2 28
Total time of attendance for the module 70 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
Written examination following the end of lectures or end of the semester.
1 written examination
signed minutes

Additional conditions regarding attendance and ungraded activities as determined by the persons responsible for the module will apply.