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Principles of Physical Biochemistry

Principles of Physical Biochemistry - 98 edition

Principles of Physical Biochemistry - 98 edition

ISBN13: 9780137204595

ISBN10: 0137204590

Principles of Physical Biochemistry by Kensal E. van Holde, W. Curtis Johnson and Pui Shing Ho - ISBN 9780137204595
Edition: 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
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Principles of Physical Biochemistry by Kensal E. van Holde, W. Curtis Johnson and Pui Shing Ho - ISBN 9780137204595

ISBN13: 9780137204595

ISBN10: 0137204590

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Summary

Appropriate for one- or two-term courses in Biophysical Chemistry. Usually taught at the senior/graduate level. Prerequisite: Introductory Physical Chemistry.
This text offers the most up-to-date look at the theory and techniques used in the study of the physical chemistry of biological and biochemical molecules. Ken van Holde is one of the leading experts in biophysical chemistry and a well-known author (he is co-author of an introductory biochemistry text).

Features

  • Comprehensive coverage of all physical techniques currently used by practicing biochemists, including:
  • Up-to-date treatment of NMR.
  • Up-to-date treatment of X-ray diffraction.
  • Comprehensive coverage of other types of spectroscopy.
  • Clear writing by an experienced author team makes the subject matter understandable.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface.

CHAPTER I. MACROMOLECULAR STRUCTURE AND DYNAMICS

  1. Biological Macromolecules.
  2. Thermodynamic Principles.
  3. Molecular Thermodynamics.
  4. Statistical Mechanics.
  5. Methods for the Separation and Characterization of Macromolecules.
  6. X-Ray Diffraction.
  7. Scattering from Solutions of Macromolecules.

CHAPTER II. SPECTROSCOPY

  1. Quantum Mechanics and Spectroscopy.
  2. Absorption Spectroscopy.
  3. Linear and Circular Dichroism.
  4. Emission Spectroscopy.
  5. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy.

CHAPTER III. SOLUTION BEHAVIOR OF MACROMOLECULES

  1. Macromolecules in Solution: Thermodynamics and Equilibria.
  2. Thermodynamics of Transport Processes.
  3. Chemical Equilibria Involving Macromolecules.

Solutions to Odd-Numbered Exercises.
Index.

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