Organic Chem & Biochemistry
This course provides an introduction to organic chemistry with emphasis on the structure, physical properties, nomenclature and chemical reactions of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, cyclic aliphatic and aromatic compounds, alcohols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, amines as well as select sulfur and phosphorus-containing compounds. It examines the structure and function of common carbohydrates such as glucose and its polymers, amino acids, peptides and proteins, an introduction to enzymes, DNA and RNA, the problem of DNA replication and protein synthesis. PREREQ: Grade 12 U level credit in Chemistry or CHMI 1041. (lec 3, lab/tut 2) cr 3. Students may not retain credit for more than one of CHMI 1032 and CHMI 1202.