Ternopil Ivan Puluj National Technical University

Каф. харчової біотехнології і хімії



1. Educational programs for which discipline is mandatory:

# Educational stage Broad field Major Educational program Course(s) Semester(s)
1 bachelor's 16. Хімічна та біоінженерія 163. Біомедична інженерія (бакалавр) 1 3

2. The course is offered as elective for all levels of higher education and all educational programs.

3. Information about the author of the course

Full name Kopchak N.H., Lisovska T.O.
Academic degree PhD
Academic title none
Link to the teacher`s page on the official website of the University
Е-mail (in the domain

4. Information about the course

Study hours structure Lectures: 32
Practical classes: 0
Laboratory classes: 16

Amount of hours for individual work: 0
ECTS credits: 3
Teaching language english
Form of final examination credit
Link to an electronic course on the e-learning platform of the university

5. Program of discipline

Description of academic discipline, its goals, subject of study and learning outcomes

The purpose of studying the discipline Biochemistry is to form students
knowledge about the structure and properties of the main biomolecules and their
transformation in the process of vital activity of the organism.

The place of academic discipline in the structural and logical scheme of study according to the educational program

Prerequisites. List of disciplines, or knowledge and skills, possession of which students needed (training requirements) for successful discipline assimilation

Chemistry (organic, inorganic)

List of disciplines based on learning results from this discipline

Medical and Biological Research
Fundamentals of medical knowledge
Biophysical Quantity Transducers and Electrodes
Laboratory Analytical Instruments

Contents of the academic discipline

Lectures (titles/topics)

1.Introduction to biochemistry. Cell.
4.Proteins. Structure and properties.
7.Nucleic acids.

Laboratory classes (topics)

1. Isolation of red blood cells. The biological role of proteins in the body.
2. Method of hemoglobin detection in red blood cells. Chemical composition of proteins. Classification of proteins.
3. Color reactions for proteins and amino acids. Classification of amino acids. The universal color reaction to proteins and amino acids.
4. Chromatography of amino acids. The principle of separation and identification of amino acids by chromatography on paper.
5. Methods for determining the concentration of proteins. Methods are used to determine the concentration of proteins in biochemistry
6. Determining of enzyme activity. The structure of enzymes. Mechanism of action. Classification of enzymes
7. Carbohydrates. Describe the structure and properties of the main classes of carbohydrates. Biological functions of carbohydrates in living objects
8. Lipids. Methods quantitative determination of lipids.

Learning materials and resources

1. Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry. Fourth Edition/ D.L. Nelson, M.M. Cox – USA: Wisconsin – Madison , 2004 – 1119p.

6. Policies and assessment process of the academic discipline

Assessment methods and rating system of learning results assessment

Maximum of two each modules 20 point

Table of assessment scores:

Assessment scale
(100 points)
(4 points)
90-100 Excellent А
82-89 Good B
75-81 C
67-74 Fair D
60-66 E
35-59 Poor FX
1-34 F
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