Essential Biochemistry

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-01-04
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
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This book is comprised of biology, pre-med, and allied health topics and presents a broad, but not overwhelming base of biochemical coverage that focuses on the chemistry behind the biology. Furthermore, it relates the chemical concepts that scaffold the biology of biochemistry, providing practical knowledge as well as many problem-solving opportunities to hone skills. Key Concepts and Concept Review features help students to identify and review important takeaways in each section.

Table of Contents

1.The Chemical Basis of Life
2. Aqueous Chemistry
3. From Genes to Proteins
4. Protein Structure
5. Myoglobin and Hemoglobin: A Study of Protein Function
6. Cytoskeletal and Motor Proteins
7. Chymotrypsin: A Model Enzyme
8. Enzyme Kinetics and Inhibition
9. Lipids and Membranes
10. Membrane Function
11. Carbohydrate Chemistry
12. Overview of Mammalian Metabolism and Bioenergetics
13. Glucose Metabolism
14. The Citric Acid Cycle
15. Oxidative Phosphorylation  
16. Photosynthesis
17. Lipid Metabolism
18. Nitrogen Metabolism
19. Regulation of Mammalian Fuel Metabolism
20. DNA Replication
21. Cancer and DNA Repair
22. Transcription and RNA
23. Protein Synthesis

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