Kinetics for the Life Sciences: Receptors, Transmitters and Catalysts / Edition 1

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Overview

Introducing the reader to the kinetic analysis of a wide range of biological processes at the molecular level, this text shows that the same approach can be used to resolve the number of steps for a wide range of systems. They include enzyme reactions, muscle contraction, visual perception and ligand binding.
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"Gutfreund, who has enjoyed a long and distinguished career in biochemical kinetics, writes quite elegantly here....Well written, clearly illustrated, and easily readable for the technically versed." Choice
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521485869
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 360
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1 The time scales of nature: a historical survey 1
2 Some mathematical introductions 19
3 Elementary kinetic equations: ground rules 45
4 Kinetic analysis of complex reactions 103
5 Transient kinetics of enzyme reactions 138
6 Chemical relaxation phenomena 197
7 Factors affecting rates of reactions 231
8 The role of light in kinetic investigations 281
References 308
Index 330
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