Biochemistry, 4th Edition

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Edition: 4th
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 2010-12-01
Publisher(s): Wiley
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Summary

Biochemistry provides the most up to date coverage is important in this course with in-depth and accurate coverage of the chemical concepts that underlie classical biochemical theory, as well as providing coverage of the exciting, modern developments in this dynamic field. The fourth edition challenges students to learn the chemical concepts that underlie both classical biochemical theory as well as the latest developments in the field. It follows a more brief and qualitative approach to present biochemistry with chemical rigor, focusing on the structures of biomolecules, chemical mechanisms, and evolutionary relationships.

Author Biography

Donald Voet received a Ph.D. in chemistry from Harvard University and did postdoctoral research in the Biology Department at MIT. Don took up a faculty position in the department of chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania, upon completing his postdoctoral work. He has been a visiting scholar at Oxford University, the University of California San Diego, and the Weismann Institute of Science in Israel.

Judith Voet received her Ph.D. from Brandeis University and did postdoctoral research at the University of Pennsylvania, Haverford College and the Fox  Chase Cancer Center. She taught at the University of Delaware before moving to Swarthmore College. Together with Don Voet, she is Co-Editor-in-Chief of the journal Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education.

Table of Contents

Life
Aqueous Solutions
Thermodynamic Principles: A Review
Biomolecules
Amino Acids
Nucleic Acids, Gene Expression, and Recombinant DNA Technology
Techniques of Protein and Nucleic Acid Purification
Covalent Structures of Proteins and Nucleic Acids
Three-Dimensional Structures of Proteins
Protein Folding, Dynamics, and Structural Evolution
Hemoglobin: Protein Function in Microcosm
Sugars and Polysaccharides
Lipids and Membranes
Mechanisms Of Enzyme Action
Introduction to Enzymes
Rates of Enzymatic Reactions
Enzymatic Catalysis
Metabolism
Introduction to Metabolism
Glycolysis
Glycogen Metabolism
Signal Transduction
Transport Through Membranes
Citric Acid Cycle
Electron Transport and Oxidative Phosphorylation
Other Pathways of Carbohydrate Metabolism
Photosynthesis
Lipid Metabolism
Amino Acid Metabolism
Energy Metabolism: Integration and Organ Specialization
Nucleotide Metabolism
Expression And Transmission Of Genetic Information
Nucleic Acid Structures
DNA Replication, Repair, and Recombination
Transcription
Translation
Viruses: Paradigms for Cellular Function
Eukaryotic Gene Expression
Molecular Physiology
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