2021 - 2022 Undergraduate Bulletin


Course Description

CLS 412 Clinical Biochemistry 3 cr.

  • Offered: Fall
  • Prerequisite: CLS 402 or CH 220.

This course focuses on clinically important organic and biochemical molecules such as carbohydrates, proteins, heme-derivatives, lipids, lipo-proteins, hormones, tumor markers, therapeutic drugs, toxins, and drugs of abuse. Focus is given to structure, nomenclature, biochemical mechanism, and the use of these molecules as biomarkers to assess health and disease. Advanced mass spectrometry based technologies used in diagnostic laboratories methods is included.

Note: This course can be repeated only once.