Curriculum | Bachelor of Physiotherapy | Biochemistry

Bachelor of Physiotherapy- I year 

Paper Code – 03050103

Biochemistry

 

TEACHING HOURS:120

THEORY-8O MARKS

TIME: 3 HRS

 

Note: For Paper setters /Examiners

  • Paper setter is required to set eight questions from the entire syllabus out of which 5 questions is to be attempted, each carrying 16 marks.

 Course Objectives:

  1. To understand biochemical basis of life sciences
  2. A brief description of metabolic pathways
  3. Details and structures are to be avoided.

 

S NO. TOPIC LEARNING OBJECTIVES( At the end of the course the student shall be able to) TEACHING GUIDELINES METHODOLOGY TIME
I BIOPHYSICS:

 

Learn about ionic balance  To cover Concepts of pH and Buffers, Acid -base equilibrium. Osmotic pressure and its physiological applications Lecture discussion

Explain using charts and models

8
II CELL & SUB CELLULAR ORGANELLES

 

Learn about biochemical importance of cell structures. To cover Structure & function of Cell & Sub-cellular organelles Biochemical characteristics of living matter, Lecture discussion

Explain using charts and models

8
III CARBOHYDRATES- Brief outline of carbohydrates To cover Definition, Functions, Sources, metabolism and mechanisms involved. Classification Lecture discussion

Explain using charts and models

 

10
IV LIPIDS Explain lipid metabolism and its importance. To cover Definition Functions, Sources, Classifications, metabolism and mechanisms involved. Essential fatty acids & their importance Lecture discussion

Explain using charts and models

10
V PROTEINS- Explain protein in detail and its metabolism To cover Definition. Sources, Functions, Classification, metabolism and mechanisms Lecture discussion

Explain using charts and models

10
VI NUCLEIC ACID- Explain nucleic acid metabolism and its importance.. To cover Structure and functions of DNA. RNA, Nucleosides, Nucleotide, Genetic code Biologically important Nucleotides Lecture discussion

Explaing using charts and models

8
VII ENZYMES- Explain role of enzymes ,types and its importance with specific focus to muscle function To cover Classification & Mechanism of action. factors affecting enzyme activity. Enzyme kinetics. Diagnostic significance of enzymes & isoenzymes Lecture discussion

Explain using charts and models

10
VIII VITAMINS Learn functions and role of vitamins in human body To cover Classification, Daily requirement, Physiological functions, and diseases of vitamins deficiency Lecture discussion

Explain using charts.

8
IX BIOENERGETICS Explain about biochemical changes in the cell with specific focus on muscle function To cover Redox reactions, phosphorylation, electron transport chain Lecture discussion

Explain using charts.

8
X NUTRITION

 

Learn about the importance of nutrition To cover Nutritional aspects of carbohydrate, fat and protein, Lecture discussion

Explaing using charts.

10
XI CONNECTIVE tissue Explain the connective tissue. To cover Types, nature Lecture discussion

Explaining using charts

8
XII MUSCLE AND NERVE To understand the biochemical nature of nerve and muscle To cover  Muscle and Nerve-composition, and metabolism, mechanism of energy production Lecture discussion

Explaining using charts.

8
XIII MINERAL METABOLISM To  understand steps involved in mineral metabolism  

To cover metabolism of Iron, Calcium, Phosphorous, Trace elements

Lecture discussion

Explain using charts

8
XIV INVESTIGATIONS To understand the interpretation of common  investigations To cover  Interpretation of common clinical biochemical investigations(LFT,KFT,PFT) Lecture discussion

Explain using charts.

6

 

 

SUGGESTED TEXT BOOKS

  1. Biochemstry by U. Satyanarayana II Edition.
  2. Text Book of Biochemstry by D.M. Vasudevan and Sreekumari S. IV Edition.
  3. Textbook of Medical Biochemistry-S.K.Das Gupta.
  4. Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews Biochemistry.
  5. Harper’s Illustrated Biochemstry by Murry et.a1.26 Edition.

 

Admission Open- 2018