About the Branch:
Branch of Biochemistry including biochemistry laboratory where the students of the first and second classes of the faculty of medicine study practical medical and biochemistry in order to know the chemical and doing the experiments and analysis which help them to diagnosis disease.
Objectives, Vision & Message:
To be a center for education and scientific research effort to develop and deploy role of medical and biochemistry knowledge and personality development agenda and meet the socio-economic development.
The goal of the biochemistry department is to be an organization that is proactive in expanding and developing of knowledge through teaching and basic and applied research. Biochemistry department aims to produce graduates who are competent in their respective fields of specialization, competitive, innovative, ethical and able to provide expertise to the national and international level.
Curriculum & Credit:
1 . Metabolism of carbohydrates . (12 hours )
A . Glycolysis and gluconeogenesis .
B . TCA cycle and ETC.
C . Glycogen metabolism .
D . Pentose phosphate pathway .
E . Body glucose level .
F . Digestion and absorption of CHO .
2 . Lipids metabolism . ( 8 hours )
A . Fatty acids , Plasma lipids , B - Oxidation of FA .
B . Phospholipids metabolism .
C . Ch. metabolism and KBs metabolism .
D . Digestion and absortion of lipids .
3 . Metabolism of amino acids and proteins ( 6 hours )
A . Amino acids and urea cycle .
B . Porohyrin metabolism . HPLC and Electrophoresis
C . Digestion and absortion of proteins .
4 . Vitamins and coenzymes ( 4 hours )
A . Lipid soluble vitamins .
B . Water soluble vitamins .
5 . Nucleic acid metabolism ( 10 hours )
A . Nucleic acid .
B . Metabolism of nitrogen bases .
C . Hyperuricemia .
D . Human DNA , protein synthesis .
E . Biochemical mutation .
6 . Metabolism of hormones ( 6 hours )
A . Hormones , Catecholamine hormones .
B . Thyroid H. , post. and ant. Hormones .
C . Steroid H. , PTH .
7 . Metabolism of minerals and trace elements ( 4 hours )
A . Minerals metabolism .
B . Trace elements metabolism .
8 . Special topics ( 10 hours )
A . Cancer .
B . Cell membrane
C . Liver , Kidney and Renal Function test .
D . Detoxification .
E . Enzymology .