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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Biochemistry I - B320001
Title: Biochemie I
Guaranteed by: Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology (320)
Faculty: Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology
Actual: from 2023
Semester: both
Points: 5
E-Credits: 5
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 3/1, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: winter:unlimited / unlimited (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Bachelor's
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Hynek Radovan prof. Dr. Ing.
Interchangeability : AB320001, N320001
Is interchangeable with: AB320001
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Annotation -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (04.12.2017)
The subject is focused on understanding of basic principles of biochemistry; it means structure and function of different biological molecules as well as metabolism.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (04.12.2017)

Students will be able to:

Understand basic principles of biochemistry; it means structure and function of different biological molecules including correlation between their structure and function, principals of enzyme catalysis and division of enzymes into basic classes, functions of biological membranes and membrane transport, basic concept of metabolism and energy conversion, major metabolic pathways including photosynthesis and nitrogen compounds metabolism.

Literature -
Last update: Hynek Radovan prof. Dr. Ing. (15.09.2023)

Kodíček M., Valentová O., Hynek R.: Biochemie; chemický pohled na biologický svět, 3. přepracované vydání, Vysoká škola chemicko-technologická v Praze, Praha 2022; ISBN: 978-80-7592-124-6

Kodíček M.: Biochemické pojmy výkladový slovník, VŠCHT Praha 2007 (1. vydání) ISBN 978-80-7080-669-2

Elektronická verze dostupná na:

Biochemie I.- cvičné otázky:

Learning resources -
Last update: Hynek Radovan prof. Dr. Ing. (15.09.2023)

Materials for Biochemie I (Czech version) on:

Syllabus -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (04.12.2017)

1. Living systems, their composition and organization

2. Amino acids (properties, determination and reaction) and peptides

3. Proteins (relation between structure and function)

4. Enzymes: Structure, nomenclature, classification into classes

5. Reaction kinetics of enzymatic reactions, regulation of enzyme activity

6. Chemistry of nucleotides and nucleic acids; replication

7. Transcription, translation, and posttranslational modifications

8. Chemistry of lipids. Biomembranes and membrane transport

9. The principles of metabolism and energy conversion; bioenergetics

10. Aerobic and anaerobic respiration, Light phase of photosynthesis

11. Citrate and glyoxylate cycle

12. Chemistry of carbohydrates. Metabolism of Carbohydrates I.

13. Metabolism of Carbohydrates II. Metabolism of lipids.

14. Metabolism of nitrogenous substances

Registration requirements -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (04.12.2017)


Course completion requirements -
Last update: Hynek Radovan prof. Dr. Ing. (25.01.2018)

Successful completion of seminars (including required test(s)) and both written and oral part of exam.

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 0.5 14
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 4 112
Účast na seminářích 0.5 14
5 / 5 140 / 140