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Series: McGraw-Hill Key Textbooks Series

By: Geoffrey L Zubay

990 pages, Figs, tabs

McGraw Hill

Hardback | Dec 1997 | Edition: 4 | #68286 | ISBN: 0071148876
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To keep this textbook current, the text now boasts new material on the structure and function of water, on breakthroughs in the field of enzymology and new information in the regulation of gene expression in eukaryotes, chapters which reflect the enormous progress in the study of gene-regulatory proteins.


Contents: Part 1#An Overview of Biochemistry and Bioenergetics
Cells, Organelles, and Biomolecules
Thermodynamics in Biochemistry
Part 2#Protein Structure and Function
The Structure and Function of Water
The Building Blocks of Proteins: Amino Acids, Peptides, and Polypeptides
The Three-Dimensional Structures of Proteins
Functional Diversity of Proteins
Methods for Characterization and Purification of Proteins
Part 3#Catalysis
Enzyme Kinetics
Mechanisms of Enzyme Catalysis
Regulation of Enzyme Activities
Vitamins and Coenzymes
Part 4#Metabolism of Carbohydrates
Metabolic Strategies
Structures of Sugars and Energy-Storage Polysaccharides
Glycolysis, Gluconeogenesis, and the Pentose Phosphate Pathway
The Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle
Electron Transport, Proton Translocation, and Oxidative Phosphorylation
Photosynthesis and Other Processes Involving Light
Structures and Metabolism of Polysaccharides and Glycoproteins
Part 5#Metabolism of Lipids
Lipids and Membranes
Mechanisms of Membrane Transport
Metabolism of Fatty Acids
Biosynthesis of Membrane Lipids
Metabolism of Cholesterol
Part 6#Metabolism of Nitrogen-Containing Compounds
Amino Acid Biosynthesis and Nitrogen Fixation in Plants and Microorganisms
Amino Acid Metabolism in Vertebrates
Integration of Metabolism in Vertebrates
Part 7#Storage and Utilization of Genetic Information
Structures of Nucleic Acids and Nucleoproteins
DNA Replication, Repair, and Recombination
DNA Manipulation and Its Applications
RNA Synthesis and Processing
Protein Synthesis, Targeting, and Turnover
Regulation of Gene Expression in Prokaryotes
Regulation of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes
Cancer and Carcinogenesis
The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

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