Friday, December 29, 2017

Biochemistry: A Short Course 2nd edition

Fully Updated Coverage of Recent Developments
- Expanded Coverage of Experimental Techniques (Techniques in Protein Biochemistry, Immunological and Recombinant DNA Techniques)
- Metabolism in Context: Diet and Obesity
- Biochemistry in Context (Clinical Insights, Biological Insights, Nutrition Examples, Vitamin and Coenyzme Appendix)

 Table of contents : 

SECTION 1: Biochemistry
Chapter 1: Biochemistry and the Unity of Life
Chapter 2: Water, Weak Bonds and Order Out of Chaos

SECTION 2: Protein Composition and Structure
Chapter 3: Amino Acids
Chapter 4: Protein Three-Dimensional Structure
Chapter 5: Techniques in Protein Biochemistry

SECTION 3: Basic Concepts and Kinetics of Enzymes
Chapter 6: Basic Concepts of Enzyme Action
Chapter 7: Kinetics and Regulation
Chapter 8: Mechanisms and Inhibitors
Chapter 9: Hemoglobin, An Allosteric Protein

SECTION 4: Carbohydrates and Lipids
Chapter 10: Carbohydrates
Chapter 11: Lipids

SECTION 5: Cell Membranes, Channels, Pumps and Receptors
Chapter 12: Membrane Structure and Function
Chapter 13: Signal Transduction Pathways


SECTION 6: Basic Concepts and Design of Metabolism
Chapter 14: Digestion: Turning a Meal into Cellular Biochemicals
Chapter 15: Metabolism: Basic Concepts and Design

SECTION 7: Glycolysis and Gluconeogenesis
Chapter 16: Glycolysis
Chapter 17: Gluconeogenesis

SECTION 8: The Citric Acid Cycle
Chapter 18: Preparation for the cycle
Chapter 19: Harvesting electrons from the cycle

SECTION 9: Oxidative Phosphorylation
Chapter 20: The Electron Transport Chain
Chapter 21: The Proton-motive Force

SECTION 10: The Light Reactions of Photosynthesis and the Calvin Cycle
Chapter 22: The Light Reactions
Chapter 23: The Calvin Cycle

SECTION 11: Glycogen Metabolism and the Pentose Phosphate Pathway
Chapter 24: Glycogen Degradation
Chapter 25: Glycogen Synthesis
Chapter 26: The Pentose Pathway

SECTION 12: Fatty Acid and Lipid Metabolism
Chapter 27: Fatty Acid Degradation
Chapter 28: Fatty Acid Synthesis
Chapter 29: Lipid Synthesis

SECTION 13: The Metabolism of Nitrogen-Containing Molecules
Chapter 30: Amino Acid Degradation and the Urea Cycle
Chapter 31: Amino Acid Synthesis
Chapter 32: Nucleotide Metabolism


SECTION 14: Nucleic Acid Structure and DNA Replication
Chapter 33: Structure of DNA and RNA
Chapter 34: DNA Replication
Chapter 35: DNA Repair and Recombination

SECTION 15: RNA Synthesis, Processing and Regulation
Chapter 36: RNA Synthesis and Regulation in Prokaryotes
Chapter 37: Gene Expression in Eukaryotes
Chapter 38: RNA Processing in Eukaryotes

SECTION 16: Protein Synthesis
Chapter 39: The Genetic Code
Chapter 40: The Mechanism of Protein Synthesis
Chapter 41: Immunological and Recombinant DNA Techniques