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Energy in Biological Systems


Series: Molecular Cell Biochemistry Series

Edited By: C Smith and EJ Wood

184 pages, Illus

Chapman & Hall

Paperback | Dec 1991 | #13316 | ISBN: 0412407701
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About this book

The books in this series are designed for junior undergraduates and diploma students in all biological sciences. They cover the field of modern biochemistry, integrating animal, plant and microbial topics. Each chapter is prefaced by a list of learning objectives, with short summaries, revision aids and end-of-chapter questions. This volume deals with the generation of biologically usable energy in living systems.


Thermodynamics; bioenergetics overview; electron generation; the tricarboxylic acid cycle; glycolysis; lipids - breakdown of fatty acids, brown fat, ruminant metabolism; amino-acid catabolism.

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