Essentials of Biochemistry / Edition 1

Essentials of Biochemistry / Edition 1

by Charlotte W. Pratt, Kathleen Cornely
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471393878

ISBN-13: 9780471393870

Pub. Date: 10/17/2003

Publisher: Wiley

This new biochemistry text features a modern, chemical approach, always explaining the underlying chemistry of key biochemical molecules and reactions while taking advantage of recent developments. Features a true thematic and modern approach with a strong emphasis on research.
* Retains core topics of biochemistry, using real examples of chemical reactions and

Overview

This new biochemistry text features a modern, chemical approach, always explaining the underlying chemistry of key biochemical molecules and reactions while taking advantage of recent developments. Features a true thematic and modern approach with a strong emphasis on research.
* Retains core topics of biochemistry, using real examples of chemical reactions and molecular structures.
* Emphasis on depth of coverage, rather than breadth.
* Integrated media provides review of difficult concepts, molecular structure tutorials, and interactive animations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471393870
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/17/2003
Edition description:
Book With CD
Pages:
784
Product dimensions:
8.84(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.32(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: MOLECULAR STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION.

Chapter 1: The Chemical Basis of Life.

Chapter 2: Aqueous Chemistry.

Chapter 3: From Genes to Proteins.

Chapter 4: Myoglobin and Hemoglobin: A Study of Protein Structure and Function.

Chapter 5: Cytoskeletal and Motor Proteins.

Chapter 6: Chymotrypsin: A Model Enzyme.

Chapter 7: Enzyme Kinetics and Inhibition.

Chapter 8: Biological Membranes.

PART II: METABOLIC REACTIONS.

Chapter 9: Overview of Mammalian Metabolism and Free Energy.

Chapter 10: Glucose Metabolism.

Chapter 11: The Citric Acid Cycle.

Chapter 12: Oxidative Phosphorylation.

Chapter 13: Photosynthesis.

Chapter 14: Lipid Metabolism.

Chapter 15: Nitrogen Metabolism.

Chapter 16: Regulation of Mammalian Fuel Metabolism.

PART III: MANAGEMENT OF GENETIC INFORMATION.

Chapter 17: DNA Replication.

Chapter 18: Cancer and DNA Repair.

Chapter 19: Transcription and RNA.

Chapter 20: Protein Synthesis.

Glossary.

Solutions.

Index.

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