9780495109358

Biochemistry

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495109358

  • ISBN10:

    0495109355

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/28/2008
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

Continuing Garrett and Grisham's innovative conceptual and organizing framework, "Essential Questions," BIOCHEMISTRY guides students through course concepts in a way that reveals the beauty and usefulness of biochemistry in the everyday world. Streamlined for increased clarity and readability, this edition also includes new photos and illustrations that show the subject matter consistently throughout the text. New end-of-chapter problems, MCAT practice questions, and the unparalleled text/media integration with the power of CengageNOW round out this exceptional package, giving you the tools you need to both master course concepts and develop critical problem-solving skills you can draw upon long after the course ends.

Table of Contents

Molecular Components Of Cells
Chemistry is the Logic of Biological Phenomena
Water + The Medium of Life
Thermodynamics of Biological Systems
Amino Acids
Proteins: Their Primary Structure and Biological Functions
Proteins: Secondary, Tertiary, and Quaternary Structure
Carbohydrates and Glyco-Conjugates of the Cell Surface
Lipids
Membranes and Membrane Transport
Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids
Structure of Nucleic Acids
Recombinant DNA: Cloning and Creation of Chimeric Genes
Protein Dynamics
Enzyme Kinetics
Mechanisms of Enzyme Action
Enzyme Regulation
Molecular Motors
Metabolism and Its Regulation
Nutrition and the Organization of Metabolism
Glycolysis
The Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle
Electron Transport and Oxidative Phosphorylation
Photosynthesis
Gluconeogenesis, Glycogen Metabolism, and the Pentose Phosphate Pathway
Fatty Acid Catabolism
Lipid Biosynthesis
Nitrogen Acquisition and Amino Acid Metabolism
The Synthesis and Degradation of Nucleotides
Metabolic Integration and Organ Specialization
Information Transfer
DNA Metabolism
Transcription and the Regulation of Gene Expression
Protein Synthesis
Post-Translational Processing of Proteins and Protein Degradation
The Reception and Transmission of Extracellular Information
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