Biochemistry

Author
Edition
  • 4th ed.
Published
  • Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons c2011
Physical description
xxv, 1428, I-53 p. : ill. (some color) ; 29 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780470570951
  • 0470570954
  • 9780470917459
  • 0470917458
Notes
  • Previous ed.: 2004.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Guide to media resources -- Part I: Introduction and background. Life ; Aqueous solutions ; Thermodynamic principles : a review -- Part II: Biomolecules. Amino acids ; Nucleic acids, gene expression, and recombinant DNA technology ; Techniques of protein and nucleic acid purifications ; Covalent structures of proteins and nucleic acids ; Three-dimensional structures of proteins ; Protein folding, dynamics, and structural evolution ; Hemoglobin : protein function in microcosm ; Sugars and polysaccharides ; Lipids and membranes -- Part III: Mechanisms of enzyme action. Introduction to enzymes ; Rates of enzymatic reactions ; Enzymatic catalysis -- Part IV: Metabolism. Introduction to metabolism ; Glycolysis ; Glycogen metabolism ; Signal transduction ; Transport through membranes ; Citric acid cycle ; Electron transport and oxidative phosphorylation ; Other pathways of carbohydrate metabolism ; Photosynthesis ; Lipid metabolism ; Amino acid metabolism ; Energy metabolism : integration and organ specialization ; Nucleotide metabolism -- Part V: Expression and transmission of genetic information. Nucleic acid structures ; DNA replication, repair, and recombination ; Transcription ; Translation ; Viruses : paradigms for cellular function ; Eukaryotic gene expression ; Molecular physiology.
Other names
Genre
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English
  • This text explains biochemical concepts while offering a unified presentation of life and its variation through evolution. It incorporates classical and current research to illustrate the historical source of much of our biochemical knowledge.

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