Biochemistry / Edition 4

Biochemistry / Edition 4

by Christopher K. Mathews, Kensal E. van Holde, Dean R. Appling, Spencer J. Anthony-Cahill
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0138004641

ISBN-13: 9780138004644

Pub. Date: 03/01/2012

Publisher: Pearson


The fourth edition of Biochemistry preserves the clear writing, strong physical chemistry background, and the use of the "Tools of Biochemistry" feature to underscore the experimental nature of biochemistry. This edition has been comprehensively and consistently updated to present the current developments in a rapidly evolving field.

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The fourth edition of Biochemistry preserves the clear writing, strong physical chemistry background, and the use of the "Tools of Biochemistry" feature to underscore the experimental nature of biochemistry. This edition has been comprehensively and consistently updated to present the current developments in a rapidly evolving field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780138004644
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/01/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1368
Sales rank:
989,194
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part I The Realm of Biochemistry

Chapter 1 The Scope of Biochemistry

Chapter 2 The Matrix of Life: Weak Interactions in an Aqueous Environment

Chapter 3 The Energetics of Life

Part II Molecular Architecture of Living Matter

Chapter 4 Nucleic Acids

Chapter 5 Introduction to Proteins: The Primary Level of Protein Structure

Chapter 6 The Three-Dimensional Structure of Proteins

Chapter 7 Protein Function and Evolution

Chapter 8 Proteins in Motion: Contractile Systems and Molecular Motors

Chapter 9 Carbohydrates: Sugars, Saccharides, Glycans

Chapter 10 Lipids, Membranes, and Cellular Transportation

Part III Dynamics of Life: Catalysis and Control of Biochemical Reactions

Chapter 11 Enzymes: Biological Catalysts

Chapter 12 Chemical Logic of Metabolism

Part IV Dynamics of Life: Energy, Biosynthesis, and Utilization of Precursors

Chapter 13 Carbohydrate Metabolism: Glycolysis, Gluconeogenesis, Glycogen Metabolism, and the Pentose Phosphate Pathway

Chapter 14 Citric Acid Cycle and Glyoxylate Cycle

Chapter 15 Electron Transport, Oxidative Phosphorylation, and Oxygen Metabolism

Chapter 16 Photosynthesis

Chapter 17 Lipid Metabolism I: Fatty Acids, Triacylglycerols, and Lipoproteins

Chapter 18 Interorgan and Intracellular Coordination of Energy Metabolism in Vertebrates

Chapter 19 Lipid Metabolism II: Membrane Lipids, Steroids, Isoprenoids, and Eicosanoids

Chapter 20 Metabolism of Nitrogenous Compounds: Principles of Biosynthesis, Utilization, and Turnover

Chapter 21 Metabolism of Nitrogenous Compounds: Amino Acids, Porphyrins, and Neurotransmitters

Chapter 22 Nucleotide Metabolism

Chapter 23 Mechanisms of Signal Transduction

Part V Information

Chapter 24 Genes, Genomes, and Chromosome

Chapter 25 DNA Replication

Chapter 26 DNA Restructuring: Repair, Recombination, Rearrangement, Amplification

Chapter 27 Information Readout: Transcription and Post-transcriptional Processing

Chapter 28 Information Decoding: Translation and Post-translational Protein Processing

Chapter 29 Regulation of Gene Expression

Answers to Problems

Glossary

Index

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