TBT4107 - Biochemistry 2


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letters

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

Course content

Biosynthesis of: triglycerides, phospholipids and isopentenyl derived lipids. Metabolism of aminoacids, porphyrins and nucleotides. Regulation of the central metabolism on different levels: Substrate level, allostery, covalent modification, hormonal regulation,amplification cascade and signal transduction. Regulation on gene level: control and translation. Integrated metabolism and metabolic profiles in specific organs. 

Learning outcome

After finishing this course the students are expected to: - Have an overview of the metabolisms of the most important groups of biomolecules (reactions an coenzymes). - Have a basic understanding of the mechanisms that regulate these processes on different levels. - Have knowledge about basic biochemical methods/techniques.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures. Mandatory exercises with approved reports. The expected number of hours spent on organised activities + self-study is 210 hours.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

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

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

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
TBT4105 7.5 AUTUMN 2008
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Biotechnology and Food Science


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 D 2022-06-03 09:00 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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