Biochemistry is the branch of the life sciences devoted to understanding the mechanisms by which living organisms carry out their many functions in complete, molecular detail. It is inherently interdisciplinary in nature and fundamental to every other branch of the life sciences and biomedical sciences.
It is the most fascinating subject as it deals with the chemical language of Life, be it human, animal, plant or microorganism.Biochemistry is one of the most upcoming and highly demanding subjects in the Indian as well as the foreign universities. The basic foundation in Biochemistry is a necessary pre-requisite for any kind of biotechnological, medical, paramedical and biological research activity. At K. J. Somaiya College of Science and Commerce, Biochemistry is offered at T.Y.B.Sc. (3 units) presently in combination with Chemistry & Microbiology.show more... show less...
After successful completion of B.Sc. in Biochemistry, one can undertake post-graduation in the subject of Biochemistry or related fields.
Students graduating in Biochemistry have various opportunities in various industries like
This course is intended to provide students with a basic understanding of the chemical nature and properties of biomolecules.
To acquaint the students with knowledge of metabolism of carbohydrates and proteins ad to develop knowledge of the nutritional significance of macro and micronutrients and Bioenergetics.
The course aims to introduce the students about the basics of Lipid metabolism and immunology.
This course is intended to provide students with the understanding of physical properties, structural and functional aspects of genetic material, Genetics and r-DNA technology and Endocrinology and acquaint the students with the basic knowledge of developmental Biology.