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This is this collection of lectures for the Intro Bio course taught at Columbia in the 2011-2012 academic year. Lectures 1-23 correspond to the fall semester while 24-48 correspond to the spring semester. Prerequisites: One year of college chemistry, or a strong high school chemistry background. Recommended as the introductory biology course for biology and related majors, and for premedical students. Fundamental principles of biochemistry, molecular biology, and genetics. Cellular biology and development; physiology of cells and organisms. For supplementary materials, please reference the website for the first semester (https://newcourseworks.columbia.edu/access/content/group/BIOLC2005_001_2011_3/indexo.html) and the second semester (https://newcourseworks.columbia.edu/access/content/group/BIOLC2006_001_2012_1/misc2012/main-menu.html). If you have any questions, please contact the course administrator at: pnt2102@columbia.edu

Introductory Biology Columbia University

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This is this collection of lectures for the Intro Bio course taught at Columbia in the 2011-2012 academic year. Lectures 1-23 correspond to the fall semester while 24-48 correspond to the spring semester. Prerequisites: One year of college chemistry, or a strong high school chemistry background. Recommended as the introductory biology course for biology and related majors, and for premedical students. Fundamental principles of biochemistry, molecular biology, and genetics. Cellular biology and development; physiology of cells and organisms. For supplementary materials, please reference the website for the first semester (https://newcourseworks.columbia.edu/access/content/group/BIOLC2005_001_2011_3/indexo.html) and the second semester (https://newcourseworks.columbia.edu/access/content/group/BIOLC2006_001_2012_1/misc2012/main-menu.html). If you have any questions, please contact the course administrator at: pnt2102@columbia.edu

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    Introduction. Living things. Cells. Exponential growth. Water.

    Introduction. Living things. Cells. Exponential growth. Water.

    • 3 hrs 8 min
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    Water contd. Strong and weak chemical bonds. Small vs. large molecules. Bio-polymers. Acids and bases. Sugars.

    Water contd. Strong and weak chemical bonds. Small vs. large molecules. Bio-polymers. Acids and bases. Sugars.

    • 1 hr 15 min
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    Polysaccharides. Lipids. Phospholipids. Membranes. Amino acids.

    Polysaccharides. Lipids. Phospholipids. Membranes. Amino acids.

    • 1 hr 23 min
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    Amino acids. Stereo-isomers. Peptide bonds. Small molecule separation methods.

    Amino acids. Stereo-isomers. Peptide bonds. Small molecule separation methods.

    • 1 hr 14 min
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    Protein structure start. Denaturation. Renaturation. Alpha helix. Beta sheet. 3-D structure.

    Protein structure start. Denaturation. Renaturation. Alpha helix. Beta sheet. 3-D structure.

    Protein structure start. Denaturation. Renaturation. Alpha helix. Beta sheet. 3-D structure. Quaternary structure. Subunit interaction. Domains.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Prosthetic groups. Membrane proteins. Catalysis. Enzymes. Protein purification methods. Chemical kinetics.

    Prosthetic groups. Membrane proteins. Catalysis. Enzymes. Protein purification methods. Chemical kinetics.

    • 1 hr 10 min

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