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Biochemistry: An Introduction

By: Trudy McKee(Author), James McKee(Author)
791 pages, colour illustrations
Biochemistry: An Introduction
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  • Biochemistry: An Introduction ISBN: 9780195384697 Edition: 4 Paperback Jan 2009 Out of Print #198373
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Biochemistry: The Molecular Basis of Life provides a complete overview of the living state by explaining the functional and structural properties of biomolecules in the context of their biochemical reactions and impact on living organisms. It also places strong emphasis on critical thinking to help students diagnose real biochemical problems, and integrates fascinating applications of biochemistry in fields of health, agriculture, engineering, and forensics in order to relate concept to experience and show students the relevance of their learning to their future careers.


1: Biochemistry: an introduction
2: Living Cells
3: Water: the medium of life
4: Energy
5: Amino acids, peptides and proteins
6: Enzymes
7: Carbohydrates
8: Carbohydrate metabolism
9: Aerobic metabolism I: the citric acid cycle
10: Aerobic metabolism II: electron transport and oxidative phosphorylation
11: Lipids and membranes
12: Lipid metabolism
13: Photosynthesis
14: Nitrogen metabolism I: synthesis
15: Nitrogen metabolism II: degradation
16: Integration of metabolism
17: Nucleic acids
18: Genetic information
19: Protein synthesis

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Trudy McKee is an Assistant Professor in the college of Allied Health Sciences at Thomas Jefferson University in Pennsylvania, where she regularly teaches biochemistry. She has her Ph.D. in biochemistry from Bryn Mawr College.

James McKee is an Associate Professor of Chemistry at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science. He regularly teaches organic chemistry. He has a Ph.D in organic chemistry from University of Maryland.

By: Trudy McKee(Author), James McKee(Author)
791 pages, colour illustrations
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