Plant Biochemistry and Metabolic Engineering

PLS 548A
3 Units
M. Schmidt
This course covers biochemical processes specific to plants and is aimed to allow students to gain an understanding and appreciation of how biochemical components are synthesized and utilized by plants during growth and development and in their interactions with their environment, as well as how these processes can be manipulated. This course includes topics in photosynthesis, carbohydrate, nitrogen, and lipid metabolism, specialized metabolism, and plant metabolic engineering.