Biochemistryby Reginald H. Garrett
Pub. Date: 03/28/2012
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. See more details below
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.
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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
5.Proteins: Their Biological Functions and Primary Structure
6.Proteins: Secondary, Tertiary, and Quaternary Structure
9.Membranes and Cell Surfaces
11.Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids
12.Structure of Nucleic Acids
13.Recombinant DNA: Cloning and Creation of Chimeric Genes.
PART II: ENZYMES
15.Enzyme Specificity and Regulation
16.Mechanisms of Enzyme Action
PART III: METABOLISM AND ITS REGULATIONS
18.Metabolism and Vitamins
20.The Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle
21.Electron Transport and Oxidative Phosphorylation
23.Gluconeogenesis, Glycogen Metabolism, and the Pentose Phosphate Pathway
24.Fatty Acid Catabolism
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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