Biochemistry: Bk. 1

Biochemistry: Bk. 1

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 132.08 x 208.28 x 12.7mm | 249.47g
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
  • Cliffs Notes Inc.,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • Updated
  • 0764585630
  • 9780764585630
  • 1,163,210

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About Frank Schmidt

About the Author Frank Schmidt, Ph.D., is Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Since 1978, he has taught biochemistry to graduate, medical, undergraduate, and continuing education students. His scholarly work is in the areas of RNA biochemistry, the origin of life, drug discovery, and inquiry-based science education.
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Table of contents

Chapter 1: The Scope of Biochemistry. Chapter 2: The Importance of Weak Interactions. Chapter 3: Introduction to Biological Energy Flow. Chapter 4: Overview of Biological Information Flow. Chapter 5: Protein Structure. Chapter 6: The Physiological Chemistry of Oxygen Binding by Myoglobin and Hemoglobin. Chapter 7: Enzymes. Chapter 8: Organization of Metabolism. Chapter 9: Glycolysis. Chapter 10: The Tricarboxylic ACID Cycle. Chapter 11: Oxidative Phosphorylation. Chapter 12: Carbohydrate Metabolism II.
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