Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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KABI5045 Bioenergetics lectures 2 ECTS
Organised by
Molecular Plant Biology

Learning outcomes

The student understands the basics of the most important energy concepts in biochemistry and has been introduced to the concept of chemical equilibrium. Furthermore, the student understands the basics of biological energy conversion in photosynthesis and the other most important pathways of energy metabolism.


The lectures describe the concepts of energy, introduce photosynthesis and its regulation, discuss chloroplast as a cell organelle and light adaptation. The research methods of photosynthesis are discussed from chlorophyll fluorescence to proteomics.

Teaching methods


Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
Written exam
  • In English

-Preliminary assignments
-Written exam


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

1st year spring of Master's degree studies. The course will be organized on 3rd and 4th period.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Biochemistry
Department of Biochemistry
Department of Biochemistry
Department of Biochemistry
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Department of Biochemistry
DP in Biochemistry
DP Bachelor of Science in Tech. (Biotechnology)
DP in Biochemistry
DP in Food Chemistry
DP on Molecular Biology and Bioenergetics
DP in Biotechnology
Finnish Study Modules