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Learn BIOCHEMISTRY without stressing out your brain CELLS
Trying to understand the chemical processes of living organisms but having trouble metabolizing the complex concepts? Here's your lifeline! Biochemistry Demystified helps synthesize your understanding of this important topic.
You'll start with a review of basic chemical concepts and a look at cell structures and cell division. Next, you'll study carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, nucleic acids, nucleotides, and enzymes. Glycolysis, the citric acid cycle, oxidative phosphorylation, and the control of chemical processes round out the coverage. Hundreds of examples and illustrations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter questions and a final exam help reinforce learning.
This fast and easy guide offers:
Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Biochemistry Demystified is your key to mastering this vital life sciences subject.
Chapter 1. The Chemistry of Biomolecules
Chapter 2. Cell Structures and Cell Division
Chapter 3. Carbohydrates
Chapter 4. Lipids
Chapter 5. Lipid Metabolism
Chapter 6. Protein Structure
Chapter 7. Protein Assembly and Disassembly
Chapter 8. Nucleic Acids and Nucleotides
Chapter 9. Enzymes
Chapter 10. Glycolysis
Chapter 11. The Citric Acid Cycle and Oxidative Phosphorylation
Chapter 12. Control of Chemical Processes—Signal Biomolecules
Chapter 13. Specialty Functions
Chapter 14. Bioinformation, Analytical Technical, and Bioinformatics
Answers to Quiz and Exam Questions
Appendix: Common Structures