Essential Biochemistry, 2nd Edition

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-01-01
  • Publisher: Wiley

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Essential Biochemistry offers chemists a streamlined approach to the field, focusing on the chemistry behind the biology. The selective approach allows them to understand the main ideas without needing to memorize many specific details. The second edition offers the most up-to-date coverage, placing more emphasis on the coverage of molecular structure, laboratory techniques, and problem solving. It retains core topics of biochemistry, using real examples of chemical reactions and molecular structures. Integrated media also provides chemists with a review of difficult concepts along with molecular structure tutorials and interactive animations.

Table of Contents

The Chemical Basis of Life
Aqueous Chemistry
From Genes to Proteins
Protein Structure
Myoglobin and Hemoglobin: A Study of Protein Function
Cytoskeletal and Motor Proteins
Chymotrypsin: A Model Enzyme
Enzyme Kinetics and Inhibition
Lipids and Membranes
Membrane Function
Carbohydrate Chemistry
Overview of Mammalian Metabolism and Bioenergetics
Glucose Metabolism
The Citric Acid Cycle
Oxidative Phosphorylation
Lipid Metabolism
Nitrogen Metabolism
Regulation of Mammalian Fuel Metabolism
DNA Replication
Cancer and DNA Repair
Transcription and RNA
Protein Synthesis
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