Medical Chemistry

Introduction to the atom

Elements, atoms, compounds, and ions

The mole and Avogadro’s number

Metric system: units of weight

Metric system: units of volume

How to convert kilograms to milligrams and tons to ounces

Unit conversion within the metric system

Unit conversion word problem: drug dosage

Volume: how to measure it

Mass and weight clarification

Electronegativity and bonding

Ionic, covalent, and metallic bonds

Naming ions and ionic compounds

Empirical, molecular, and structural formulas

States of matter

Solubility

Molarity vs. Molality

Osmolarity

Tonicity

Diffusion, osmosis, membranes and transport

Chemical reactions introduction

Balancing Chemical Equations

Acid Base Introduction

Buffers

Hydrocarbons

Alcohols

Alcohol properties

Hydration

Nomenclature of aldehydes and ketones

Amides, anhydrides, esters, and acyl chlorides

Overview of protein structure

Amino Acids

Enzymes

Enzyme cofactors and coenzymes

Carbohydrates - naming and classification

Fatty Acid Synthesis - Part I

Fatty Acid Synthesis - Part II

Molecular structure of triglycerides

Lipids

Molecular structure of DNA

DNA replication and RNA transcription and translation

Protein Translation I

Protein translation II

An introduction to genetic mutations