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Biochemistry: The Chemical Reactions of Living Cells (2-Volume Set)

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Series: Biochemistry: The Chemical Reactions of Living Cells

By: David E Metzler

1973 pages, illustrations

Academic Press

Hardback | Dec 2003 | Edition: 2 | #118526 | ISBN: 012492543X
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About this book

Magisterial reference written for graduate students and undergraduates with adequate chemistry. Intended to convey the excitement of current biochemical studies.


Contents

Scene of Action; Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins; Determining Structures and Analyzing Cells; Sugars, Polysaccharides, and Glycoproteins; The Nucleic Acids; Thermodynamics and Biochemical Equilibria; How Macromolecules Associate; Lipids, Membranes, and Cell Coats; Enzymes: The Catalysts of Cells; An Introduction to Metabolism; The Regulation of Enzymatic Activity; Transferring Groups by Displacement Reactions; Enzymatic Addition, Elimination, and Isomerization; Coenzymes: Nature's Special Reagents; Coenzymes of Oxidation and Reduction; Transition Metals in Catalysis and Transport; The Organization of Metabolism; Electron Transport, oxidative Phosphorylation and Hydroxylation; The Chemistry of Movement; Some Pathways of Carbohydrate Metabolism; Specific Aspects of Lipid Metabolism; Polyprenyl (Isoprenoid) Compounds; Light and Life; The Metabolism of Nitrogen and Amino Acid Bases; Metabolism of Aromatic Compounds and Nucleic Acid Bases; Biochemical Genetics; Organization, Replication, Transposition, and Repair of DNA; The Transcription of Genes; Ribosomes and the Synthesis of Proteins; Chemical Communication Between Cells; Biochemical Defense Mechanisms; Growth and Development


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