Biochemistry / Edition 4

Biochemistry / Edition 4

by Reginald H. Garrett, Charles M. Grisham
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495109355

ISBN-13: 9780495109358

Pub. Date: 12/28/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Intended for the one- or two-term introductory biochemistry course taught at the junior/senior level, this beautifully and consistently illustrated text gives science majors the most current presentation of biochemistry available. Written by a chemist and a biologist, the book presents biochemistry from balanced perspectives.

Overview

Intended for the one- or two-term introductory biochemistry course taught at the junior/senior level, this beautifully and consistently illustrated text gives science majors the most current presentation of biochemistry available. Written by a chemist and a biologist, the book presents biochemistry from balanced perspectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495109358
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/28/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1059
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents


PART I: MOLECULAR COMPONENTS OF CELLS
1.Chemistry is the Logic of Biological Phenomena
2.Water, pH, and Ionic Equilibria
3.Thermodynamics of Biological Systems
4.Amino Acids
5.Proteins: Their Biological Functions and Primary Structure
6.Proteins: Secondary, Tertiary, and Quaternary Structure
7.Carbohydrates
8.Lipids
9.Membranes and Cell Surfaces
10.Membrane Transport
11.Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids
12.Structure of Nucleic Acids
13.Recombinant DNA: Cloning and Creation of Chimeric Genes.
PART II: ENZYMES
14.Enzyme Kinetics
15.Enzyme Specificity and Regulation
16.Mechanisms of Enzyme Action
17.Molecular Motors.
PART III: METABOLISM AND ITS REGULATIONS
18.Metabolism and Vitamins
19.Glycolysis
20.The Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle
21.Electron Transport and Oxidative Phosphorylation
22.Photosynthesis
23.Gluconeogenesis, Glycogen Metabolism, and the Pentose Phosphate Pathway
24.Fatty Acid Catabolism
25.Lipid Biosynthesis
26.Nitrogen Acquisition and Amino Acid Metabolism
27.Synthesis and Degradation of Nucleotides. 28. Metabolic Integration and the Unidirectionality of Pathways.
PART IV: INFORMATION TRANSFER. 29. DNA: Generic Information, Recombination, and Mutation. 30. DNA: Replication and Repair. 31. Transcription and the Regulation of Gene Expression. 32. The Genetic Code. 33. Protein Synthesis and Degradation.

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