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Energy and Life

Textbook

Series: Modules in Life Sciences Series

By: John Wrigglesworth

Taylor & Francis

Paperback | Dec 1997 | #67519 | ISBN: 0748404333
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About this book

Written and designed to be a supplement to more detailed texts, this book gives greater emphasis to bioenergenetic principles and less detail on the molecular structure of particular systems.


Contents

1. Introduction to bioenergetics, 2. Energy requirements and energy expenditure, 3. Chemical reactions and energy transduction, 4. Redox reactions: electrons as common intermediates, 5. Redox reactions in metabolism, 6. Redox reactions in thebiosphere, 7. Membrane transport: ion gradients as common intermediates, 8. Energy capture: photosynthesis, Answers to numerical problems. energy expenditure; chemical reactions and energy transduction; redox reactions - electrons as common intermediates;redox reactions in metabolism; redox reactions in the biosphere; membrane transport - ion gradients as common intermediates; energy capture - photosynthesis; answers to problems.

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