9780495390411

Biochemistry

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495390411

  • ISBN10:

    0495390410

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/20/2007
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

Discover how the latest developments in biotechnology, genomics, and proteins directly affect your life with Campbell/Farrell’s best-selling biochemistry text. Known for its logical organization and appropriate depth of coverage, BIOCHEMISTRY, Sixth Edition, balances scientific detail with readability that’s ideal for those studying biochemistry for the first time. A unique new magazine-style insert, Hot Topics in Biochemistry, introduces advancements in areas such as the Avian Flu, stem cell research, blood doping, HPV, the Gardasil vaccine, and more. New in-text questions help you master key concepts of biochemistry, while end-of-chapter problem sets, now grouped by problem types, assist you in efficiently preparing for exams. State-of-the art visuals throughout the book help clarify concepts. Biochemical Connections demonstrate how biochemistry affects other fields, such as health and sports medicine The book’s popular Web-based tutorial, ThomsonNOW for BIOCHEMISTRY, Sixth Edition, uses diagnostic tools and tutorials to help you focus your study time on the specific biochemistry principles that are challenging you personally. Count on BIOCHEMISTRY, Sixth Edition, for the most current coverage and clarity you need to excel in your one-semester biochemistry course.

Table of Contents

Biochemistry and the Organization of Cells
Water: The Solvent for Biochemical Reactions
Amino Acids and Peptides
The Three-Dimensional Structure of Proteins
Protein Purification and Characterization Techniques
The Behavior of Proteins: Enzymes
The Behavior of Proteins: Enzymes, Mechanisms, and Control
Lipids and Proteins Are Associated in Biological Membranes
Nucleic Acids: How Structure Conveys Information
Biosynthesis of Nucleic Acids: Replication
Transcription of the Genetic Code: The Biosynthesis of RNA
Protein Synthesis: Translation of the Genetic Message
Nucleic Acid Biotechnology Techniques
Viruses, Cancer and Immunology
The Importance of Energy Changes and Electron Transfer in Metabolism
Carbohydrates
Glycolysis
Storage Mechanisms and Control in Carbohydrate Metabolism
The Citric Acid Cycle
Electron Transport and Oxidative Phosphorylation
Lipid Metabolism
Photosynthesis
The Metabolism of Nitrogen
Integration of Metabolism: Cellular Signaling
Hot Topics in Biochemistry Magazine
Answers
Glossary
Index
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