CHEM 161. General Biochemistry. Introduction to the structure and function of biological molecules (carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, nucleic acids, enzymes and hormones), enzyme kinetics, the structure and function of membranes, and the bioenergetics and regulation of major anaerobic and aerobic metabolic pathways. Prerequisite: CHEM 20 or CHEM 124; one year of biological science is recommended. Graded: Graded Student. Units: 3.0