Academic Catalog

BCH501 FREE RADICALS IN BIOCHEMICAL SYSTEMS

Course Code: 8600501
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Biochemistry
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. NURSEN ORUH
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Toxic free radicals can be produced by many reactions required for the normal metabolism of the cell. The reactions of these radicals are important because of the role they play in toxicity and various disorders. This course covers free radical reactions in biological systems including food materials and antioxidants as part of defense systems or used as food additives with reference to recent articles in literature. (F)