Biochemistry: A Short Course / Edition 1

Biochemistry: A Short Course / Edition 1

by John L. Tymoczko, Jeremy M. Berg, Lubert Stryer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0716758407

ISBN-13: 9780716758402

Pub. Date: 01/09/2009

Publisher: Freeman, W. H. & Company

Derived from the classic text originated by Lubert Stryer and continued by John Tymoczko and Jeremy Berg, Biochemistry: A Short Course offers that bestseller's signature writing style and physiological emphasis, while focusing on the major topics taught in a one-semester biochemistry course.

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Overview

Derived from the classic text originated by Lubert Stryer and continued by John Tymoczko and Jeremy Berg, Biochemistry: A Short Course offers that bestseller's signature writing style and physiological emphasis, while focusing on the major topics taught in a one-semester biochemistry course.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716758402
Publisher:
Freeman, W. H. & Company
Publication date:
01/09/2009
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: THE MOLECULAR DESIGN OF LIFE
Section 1: Biochemistry
Chapter 1: Biochemistry and the Unity of Life
Chapter 2: Water, Weak Bonds and the Generation of Order Out of Chaos

Section 2: Protein Composition and Structure
Chapter 3: Amino Acids
Chapter 4: Protein Three-Dimensional Structure
Chapter 5: Techniques in Protein Biochemistry

Section 3: Basic Concepts and Kinetics of Enzymes
Chapter 6: Basic Concepts of Enzyme Action
Chapter 7: Kinetics and Regulation
Chapter 8: Mechanisms and Inhibitors
Chapter 9: Hemoglobin, An Allosteric Protein

Section 4: Carbohydrates and Lipids
Chapter 10: Carbohydrates
Chapter 11: Lipids

Section 5: Cell Membranes, Channels, Pumps and Receptors
Chapter 12: Membrane Structure and Function
Chapter 13: Signal-Transduction Pathways

PART II: TRANSDUCING AND STORING ENERGY
Section 6: Basic Concepts and Design of Metabolism
Chapter 14: Digestion: Turning a Meal into Cellular Biochemicals
Chapter 15: Metabolism: Basic Concepts and Design

Section 7: Glycolysis and Gluconeogenesis
Chapter 16: Glycolysis
Chapter 17: Gluconeogenesis

Section 8: The Citric Acid Cycle
Chapter 18: Preparation for the cycle
Chapter 19: Harvesting electrons from the cycle

Section 9: Oxidative Phosphorylation
Chapter 20: The Electron-Transport Chain
Chapter 21: The Proton-Motive Force
 
Section 10: The Light Reactions of Photosynthesis and the Calvin Cycle
Chapter 22: The Light Reactions
Chapter 23: The Calvin Cycle

Section 11: Glycogen Metabolism and the Pentose Phosphate Pathway
Chapter 24: Glycogen Degradation
Chapter 25: Glycogen Synthesis
Chapter 26: The Pentose Phosphate Pathway

Section 12: Fatty Acid and Lipid Metabolism
Chapter 27: Fatty Acid Degradation
Chapter 28: Fatty Acid Synthesis
Chapter 29: Lipid Synthesis: Storage Lipids, Phospholipids, and Cholesterol

Section 13: The Metabolism of Nitrogen-Containing Molecules
Chapter 30: Amino Acid Degradation and the Urea Cycle
Chapter 31: Amino Acid Synthesis
Chapter 32: Nucleotide Metabolism

PART III: SYNTHESIZING THE MOLECULES OF LIFE
Section 14: Nucleic Acid Structure and DNA Replication
Chapter 33: The Structure of Informational Macromolecules: DNA and RNA
Chapter 34: DNA Replication
Chapter 35: DNA Repair and Recombination

Section 15: RNA Synthesis, Processing and Regulation
Chapter 36: RNA Synthesis and Regulation in Bacteria
Chapter 37: Gene Expression in Eukaryotes
Chapter 38: RNA Processing in Eukaryotes

Section 16: Protein Synthesis and Recombinant DNA Techniques
Chapter 39: The Genetic Code
Chapter 40: The Mechanism of Protein Synthesis
Chapter 41: Recombinant DNA Techniques

 

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