Major textbook on biochemistry, thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the enormous advances in molecular and protein structure. Explains biochemical concepts while offering a unified presentation of life and its variation through evolution. Includes both classical and current research illustrating the historical source of much of our biochemical knowledge.
Partial table of contents: Life. Aqueous Solutions. BIOMOLECULES. Amino Acids. Techniques of Protein Purification. Covalent Structures of Proteins. Hemoglobin: Protein Function in Microcosm. Lipids and Membranes. MECHANISMS OF ENZYME ACTION. Rates of Enzymatic Reactions. Enzymatic Catalysis. METABOLISM. Glycolysis. Glycogen Metabolism. Transport Through Membranes. Citric Acid Cycle. Electron Transport and Oxidative Phosphorylation. Photosynthesis. Lipid Metabolism. Nucleotide Metabolism. THE EXPRESSION AND TRANSMISSION OF GENETIC INFORMATION. DNA: The Vehicle of Inheritance. Nucleic Acid Structures and Manipulation. Translation. DNA Replication, Repair, and Recombination. Eukaryotic Gene Expression. Molecular Physiology. Index.