Fundamentals of Enzymology: The Cell and Molecular Biology of Catalytic Proteins / Edition 3

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Overview

Since the publication of the successful and popular second edition of Fundamentals of Enzymology in 1989, a large increase in the knowledge of several aspects of enzymology has occurred — particularly in the areas of structural characterization of enzymes and bioinformatics. This new edition places appropriate emphasis on the new knowledge while consolidating the strengths of the previous editions. As before, this volume gives a thorough overview of the field that includes: enzyme purification and characterization; enzyme structure (including information on World Wide Web sites); enzyme kinetics; the mechanisms and control of enzyme action; enzyme folding; how enzymes act in vivo; enzyme synthesis and degradation; and clinical and industrial applications of enzymology. Furthermore, the integration of these themes is stressed throughout the book, making it useful for advanced undergraduates in biochemistry and molecular biology.

The book contains predominantly black-and-white illustrations, with some color illustrations.

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A textbook for an introductory undergraduate course for students in biochemistry and related biological sciences who have completed an introductory course in biochemistry. Price and Stevens (both biological sciences, U. of Stirling, Scotland) explore the kinetics, structure, and mechanisms of enzymes in systems of increasing complexity from isolated enzymes to those in the cell. Earlier editions appeared in 1982 and 1989. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198502296
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 2/28/2000
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 504
  • Product dimensions: 9.60 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

A note on units
List of abbreviations
Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 The purification of enzymes 15
Ch. 3 The structure of enzymes 47
Ch. 4 An introduction to enzyme kinetics 118
Ch. 5 The mechanism of enzyme action 154
Ch. 6 The control of enzyme activity 217
Ch. 7 Enzymes in organized systems 273
Ch. 8 Enzymes in the cell 321
Ch. 9 Enzyme turnover 370
Ch. 10 Clinical aspects of enzymology 400
Ch. 11 Enzyme technology 430
App Enzymes referred to in Chapters 1-11 450
Index 471
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