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Fundamentals of biochemistry : life at the molecular level

Author: Donald Voet; Judith G Voet; Charlotte W Pratt
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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This 4th edition, challenges readers to better understand the chemistry behind the biological structure and reactions occurring in living systems. The latest edition continues this tradition, and additionally incorporates coverage of recent research and an expanded focus on preparing and supporting students throughout the course. With the addition of new conceptual assessment content to WileyPLUS, providing the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Voet; Judith G Voet; Charlotte W Pratt
ISBN: 9780470547847 0470547847 9781118474747 1118474740
OCLC Number: 738349533
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: pt. I. Introduction: 1. Introduction to the chemistry of life --
2. Water --
pt. II. Biomolecules: 3. Nucleotides, nucleic acids and genetic information --
4. Amino acids --
5. Proteins: primary structure --
6. Proteins: three-dimensional structure --
7. Protein function: myoglobin and hemoglobin, muscle contraction, and antibodies --
8. Carbohydrates --
9. Lipids and biological membranes --
10. Membrane transport --
pt. III. Enzymes: 11. Enzymatic catalysis --
12. Enzyme kinetics, inhibition, and control --
13. Biochemical signaling --
pt. IV. Metabolism: 14. Introduction to metabolism --
15. Glucose catabolism --
16. Glycogen metabolism and gluconeogenesis --
17. Citric acid cycle --
18. Electron transport and oxidative phosphorylation --
19. Photosynthesis --
20. Lipid metabolism --
21. Amino acid metabolism --
22. Mammalian fuel metabolism: integration and regulation --
pt. V. Gene expression and replication: 23. Nucleotide metabolism --
24. Nucleic acid structure --
25. DNA replication, repair, and recombination --
26. Transcription and RNA processing --
27. Protein synthesis --
28. Regulation of gene expression.
Responsibility: Donald Voet, Judith G. Voet, Charlotte W. Pratt.

Abstract:

This 4th edition, challenges readers to better understand the chemistry behind the biological structure and reactions occurring in living systems. The latest edition continues this tradition, and additionally incorporates coverage of recent research and an expanded focus on preparing and supporting students throughout the course. With the addition of new conceptual assessment content to WileyPLUS, providing the opportunity to assess conceptual understanding of key introductory biochemistry concepts and retrain themselves on their misconceptions.
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