9780190209896

Biochemistry The Molecular Basis of Life

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  • ISBN13:

    9780190209896

  • ISBN10:

    0190209895

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/15/2015
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

Biochemistry: The Molecular Basis of Life is a one-semester text focusing on the essential biochemical principles that underpin the modern life sciences. The sixth edition offers deeper coverage of the chemistry of reactions while emphasizing the relationship between biochemistry and human biology. Equipping students with a complete view of the living state, Biochemistry: The Molecular Basis of Life emphasizes problem solving and applies biochemical principles to the fields of health, agriculture, engineering, and forensics. It strikes the perfect balance of biology and chemistry coverage, consistently placing biochemical principles into the context of the physiology of the cell and biomedical applications.

Author Biography


Trudy McKee is a biochemist who has taught Biochemistry at Thomas Jefferson University, Rosemont College, Immaculata College, and the University of the Sciences.

James R. McKee is Professor of Chemistry at the University of the Sciences, Philadelphia.

Table of Contents


Brief Contents

Chapter Opening Vignettes
Biochemistry in Perspective Essays
Biochemistry in the Lab Boxes
Preface
General and Organic Chemistry Review Primer

1. Biochemistry: An Introduction
2. Living Cells
3. Water: The Matrix of Life
4. Energy
5. Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
6. Enzymes
7. Carbohydrates
8. Carbohydrate Metabolism
9. Aerobic Metabolism I: The Citric Acid Cycle
10. Aerobic Metabolism II: Electron Transport and Oxidative Phosphorylation
11. Lipids and Membranes
12. Lipid Metabolism
13. Photosynthesis
14. Nitrogen Metabolism I: Synthesis
15. Nitrogen Metabolism II: Degradation
16. Integration of Metabolism
17. Nucleic Acids
18. Genetic Information
19. Protein Synthesis

Appendix: Solutions
Glossary
Credits
Index

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