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Principles of Biochemistry with a Human Focus - Text Only

Principles of Biochemistry with a Human Focus - Text Only - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0030973697

Cover of Principles of Biochemistry with a Human Focus - Text Only 02 (ISBN 978-0030973697)
ISBN13: 978-0030973697
ISBN10: 0030973694
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 02
Publisher: Harcourt Brace or Harcourt Press
Published: 2002
International: No

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Principles of Biochemistry with a Human Focus - Text Only - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0030973697

Reginald H. Garrett and Charles M. Grisham

ISBN13: 978-0030973697
ISBN10: 0030973694
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 02
Publisher: Harcourt Brace or Harcourt Press

Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

PRINCIPLES OF BIOCHEMISTRY WITH A HUMAN FOCUS provides pre-med, junior, and senior science majors the most up-to-date coverage of biochemistry and a distinct focus on the topics most relevant to human health and medicine. Written by a chemist (Grisham) and a biologist (Garrett), the book presents biochemistry from a balanced perspective. PRINCIPLES OF BIOCHEMISTRY stresses the principles governing structure, function, and interactions of biological molecules.

Table of Contents

PART I: MOLECULAR COMPONENTS OF CELLS.
1. Chemistry is the Logic of Biological Phenomena. 2. Water: The Medium of Life. 3. Thermodynamics of Biological Systems. 4. Amino Acids and Polypeptides. 5. Proteins: Secondary, Tertiary, and Quaternary Structure. 6. Lipids, Membranes, and Transport. 7. Carbohydrates and Cell Surfaces. 8. Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids. 9. Recombinant DNA: Cloning and Creation of Chimeric Genes.

PART II: PROTEIN DYNAMICS.
10. Enzymes: Their Kinetics, Specificity, and Regulation. 11. Mechanisms of Enzyme Action. 12. Proteins of the Blood. 13. Molecular Motors.

PART III: METABOLISM AND ITS REGULATION.
14. The Organization of Metabolism. 15. Glycolysis. 16. The Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle. 7. Electron Transport and Oxidative Phosphorylation. 18. Photosynthesis. 19. Gluconeogenesis, Glycogen Metabolism, and the Pentose Phosphate Pathway. 20. Lipid Metabolism. 21. Amino Acid and Nucleotide Metabolism. 22. Metabolic Integration and Organ Specialization.

PART IV: INFORMATION TRANSFER.
23. DNA: Replication, Recombination, and Repair. 24. Transcription and the Regulation of Gene Expression. 25. Protein Synthesis and Degradation. 26. Signal Transduction: The Relay of Metabolic and Environmental Information.

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