Student Companion to Accompany Fundamentals of Biochemistry / Edition 1

Student Companion to Accompany Fundamentals of Biochemistry / Edition 1

by Charlotte W. Pratt, Donald J. Voet, Judith G. Voet
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471170461

ISBN-13: 9780471170464

Pub. Date: 05/28/2000

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

This text uses a more brief and qualitative approach to present biochemistry with chemical rigor, focusing on the structures of biomolecules, chemical mechanisms, and evolutionary relationships. It is written to impart a sense of intellectual history of biochemistry, an understanding of the tools and approaches used to solve biochemical puzzles, and a hint of the

Overview

This text uses a more brief and qualitative approach to present biochemistry with chemical rigor, focusing on the structures of biomolecules, chemical mechanisms, and evolutionary relationships. It is written to impart a sense of intellectual history of biochemistry, an understanding of the tools and approaches used to solve biochemical puzzles, and a hint of the excitement that accompanies new discoveries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471170464
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Edition description:
Upgrade Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
8.48(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

Life.
Water.
BIOMOLECULES.
Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids.
Amino Acids.
Proteins: Primary Structure.
Proteins: Three-Dimensional Structure.
Protein Function.
Carbohydrates.
Lipids.
Biological Membranes.
ENZYMES.
Enzymatic Catalysis.
Enzyme Kinetics, Inhibition, and Regulation.
METABOLISM.
Introduction to Metabolism.
Glucose Catabolism.
Glycogen Metabolism and Gluconeogenesis.
Citric Acid Cycle.
Electron Transport and Oxidative Phosphorylation.
Photosynthesis.
Lipid Metabolism.
Amino Acid Metabolism.
Mammalian Fuel Metabolism: Integration and Regulation.
Nucleotide Metabolism.
GENE EXPRESSION AND REPLICATION.
Nucleic Acid Structure.
DNA Replication, Repair, and Recombination.
Transcription and RNA Processing.
Translation.
Regulation of Gene Expression.
Glossary.
Solutions to Problems.
Index.

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