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Introduction to biomolecules: basic definitions

Introduction

This course provides an overview of biomolecules, including their definition, classification, and the role of notable biochemists in their understanding. It covers the structures and functions of organic and inorganic biomolecules, the importance of chemical bonds, and the significance of carbohydrates, water, and minerals in biological systems.

What you will learn

By the end of this course, learners will have a comprehensive understanding of biomolecules, their structures, functions, and the chemical principles underlying their behavior, as well as the roles of carbohydrates, water, and minerals in biological processes.

Course program

Definition of Biomolecules and Examples
Overview of Organic Biomolecules
Overview of Inorganic Biomolecules
Chemical Bonds in Biomolecules
Carbohydrates in Biology
Water and Minerals in Biological Systems