TBT4102 - Biochemistry 1


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

Carbohydrates and polysaccharides. Amino acids and chemical structure of proteins. Enzymes, kinetics and mechanism. Carbohydrate metabolism. Principles for energy transfer in living cells. Lipid metabolism including biosynthesis and degradation of fatty acids. Nucleic acid structure, replication, transcription and protein biosyntheses.

Learning outcome

Knowledge -The student can present the structure and function of the biochemically important molecules carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids and proteins. -The student has basic knowledge of metabolic processes such as glycolysis, the citric acid cycle and the electron transport chain. -The student has basic knowledge about DNA synthesis (replication), synthesis of RNA (transcription) and protein synthesis (translation). Skills -The student can carry out simple biochemical experiments. -The student can communicate results from biochemical laboratory experiments in simple reports. -The student can communicate key concepts both written and orally

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and exercises. Mandatory laboratory.

Compulsory assignments

  • Laboratory exercises

Further on evaluation

If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral.

Specific conditions

Course materials

D. L. Nelson, & M.M. Cox: Lehninger. Principles of Biochemistry, 7th edition. W.H. Freeman, 2017.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TBT4160 3.7 AUTUMN 2008
TBT4100 7.5 AUTUMN 2008
HBIOA1003 7.5 AUTUMN 2020
HBIOT1014 6.0 AUTUMN 2020
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022
Extraordinary deadline for course registration: 2022-06-01

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Technological subjects
Contact information


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 D 2022-12-10 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL430 Sluppenvegen 14 54
SL415 Sluppenvegen 14 53
SL228 Sluppenvegen 14 3
SL120 blå sone Sluppenvegen 14 12
SL510 Sluppenvegen 14 51
SL321 Sluppenvegen 14 1
SL520 Sluppenvegen 14 32
Summer UTS School exam 100/100 D INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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