Biochemistry

Biochemistry

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This 3rd edition has been revised to encompass major advances and to include two new chapters on recombinant DNA research and the immune system. It will benefit undergraduates on introductory biochemistry courses.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 700 pages
  • 200 x 230mm | 1,311g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • numerous line illustrations, micrographs and photographs
  • 0195057406
  • 9780195057409

Table of contents

An historical review; Water as the solvent of life; Some basic aspects of life; Cells: Biological units of molecular organization; Proteins I: Amino acid components and structural features; Proteins II: Determination of Amino acid sequences; Proteins III: Structure and function; Proteins IV: Enzymes; B-Vitamins as coenzymes; Carbohydrates; Lipids and membranes; Nucleic acids; Energy and life; Anaerobic synthesis of ATP (Glycolysis) and pentose phosphate pathway; Aerobic synthesis of ATP I: Tricarboxylic acid cycle; Aerobic synthesis of ATP II: Electron transport and oxidative phosphorylation; Photosynthesis: Sine qua non of life; Lipid biosynthesis; Nitrogen metabolism; Molecular insights into DNA; Genetic information: Transcription and its control; Translation of genetic information; Recombinant and molecular DNA research; The immune system: Our effective self defense; Hormones and second messengers; Basic aspects of human nutrition.show more