Biochemical Thermodynamics: Applications of Mathematica / Edition 1

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Professor Alberty has authored an excellent and rigorous treatment of biochemical thermodynamics, focusing on the use of Mathematica to practically resolve thermodynamic issues. A CD containing macros that help scientists and engineers solve their particular problems is included

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471757986
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/23/2006
  • Series: Methods of Biochemical Analysis Series, #54
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 480
  • Product dimensions: 8.82 (w) x 11.24 (h) x 1.15 (d)

Meet the Author

ROBERT A. ALBERTY is the Emeritus Professor of Chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Professor Alberty received a BS in 1943 from the University of Nebraska, an MS in 1944 from the University of Nebraska, and a PhD in 1947 from the University of Wisconsin. He is the author of Thermodynamics of Biochemical Reactions, also from Wiley.

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Thermodynamics of the Dissociation of Weak Acids.

Chapter 2: Introduction to Apparent Equilibrium Constants.

Chapter 3: Biochemical Reactions at Specified Temperature and Various pHs.

Chapter 4: Biochemical Reactions at Various pHs and Various Temperatures.

Chapter 5: Biochemical Reactions at Various pHs, pMgs, and Various Temperatures.

Chapter 6: Development of a Database on Species.

Chapter 7: Uses of Matrices in Biochemical Thermodynamics.

Chapter 8: Oxidoreductase Reactions (Class 1) at 298.15 K.

Chapter 9: Transferase Reactions (Class 2) at 298.15 K.

Chapter 10: Hydrolase Reactions (Class 3) at 298.15 K.

Chapter 11: Lyase Reactions (Class 4), Isomerase Reactions (Class 5), and Ligase Reactions (Class 6) at 298.15 K.

Chapter 12: Survey of Reactions at 298.15 K.

Chapter 13: Survey of Reactions at Various Temperatures.

Chapter 14: Thermodynamics of th Binding of Ligands by Proteins.

Chapter 15: Calorimetry of Biochemical Reactions.


1. BasicBiochemData3.nb.

2. Tables of Transformed Thermodynamic Properties.

3. Glossary of Names of Reactants.

4. Glossary of Symbols for Thermodynamic Properties.

5. List of Mathemutica Programs.

6. Sources of Biochemical Thermodynamic Information on the Web.


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