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Introduction to biomolecules

Introduction

This course provides an introduction to the general characteristics of biomolecules, the importance of chemical bonds in biological functions, the role of water and minerals in biological processes, the structure, function, and biological relevance of carbohydrates, specific polysaccharides and their biological roles, and the structure, function, and implications of lipids in health.

What you will learn

By completing this course, learners will acquire a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental properties and roles of biomolecules in biological systems, as well as the ability to analyze and evaluate the significance of different biomolecular structures and functions.

Course program

General Characteristics of Biomolecules
Chemical Bonds and Biological Functions
Water and Minerals in Biological Processes
Carbohydrates: Structure, Function, and Biological Relevance
Specific Polysaccharides and Their Biological Roles
Lipids: Structure, Function, and Implications in Health