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Comparative Animal Biochemistry

By: Klaus Urich

782 pages, 248 figs, 88 tabs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #35588 | ISBN: 3540574204
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About this book

This advanced level textbook deals with the molecular structures of body substances and the chemical processes of metabolism throughout the whole animal kingdom from the protozoans to the higher vertebrates.

...there is much fascinating information packed into the pages of this book to inform and stimulate the biochemical browser. FEBS Letters


Contents

Contents:The Subject Matter and Methods of Comparative Biochemistry.- Nucleic Acids and Nuclear Proteins.- The Structural Variety and Metabolism of Proteins.- Molecular Evolution.- Plasma Proteins, Yolk Proteins and Metal-Binding Proteins.- Immunoproteins.- Respiratory Pigments.- Peptide Hormones.- Toxic Proteins and Peptides.- Proteins of Muscle and the Cytoskeleton.- Extracellular Structural and Secretory Proteins.- Small Nitrogenous Compounds.- The Structure and Metabolism of Carbohydrates.- Glycolysis.- Lipids.- Sterols and Steroids.- Ester Hydrolases, ATPases and Carboanhydrases.- Oxidative Metabolism.- Secondary Metabolites.

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