Biochemistry

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Cengage Learning, Dec 5, 2016 - Science - 896 pages
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Ideal for those studying biochemistry for the first time, this proven book balances scientific detail with readability and shows you how principles of biochemistry affect your everyday life. Designed throughout to help you succeed (and excel!), the book includes in-text questions that help you master key concepts, end-of-chapter problem sets grouped by problem type that help you prepare for exams, and state-of-the art visuals that help you understand key processes and concepts. In addition, visually dynamic Hot Topics cover the latest advances in the field, while Biochemical Connections demonstrate how biochemistry affects other fields, such as health and sports medicine.
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Contents

Preface
Biochemistry and the Organization of Cells
Water The Solvent for Biochemical Reactions
Amino Acids and Peptides
The ThreeDimensional Structure of Proteins
Protein Purification and Characterization Techniques
The Behavior of Proteins Enzymes
The Behavior of Proteins Enzymes Mechanisms and Control
Viruses Cancer and Immunology
The Importance of Energy Changes and Electron Transfer in Metabolism
Carbohydrates
Glycolysis
Storage Mechanisms and Control in Carbohydrate Metabolism
The Citric Acid Cycle
Electron Transport and Oxidative Phosphorylation
Lipid Metabolism

Lipids and Proteins Are Associated in Biological Membranes
Nucleic Acids How Structure Conveys Information
Biosynthesis of Nucleic Acids Replication
Transcription of the Genetic Code The Biosynthesis of RNA
Protein Synthesis Translation of the Genetic Message
Nucleic Acid Biotechnology Techniques
Photosynthesis
The Metabolism of Nitrogen
Integration of Metabolism Cellular Signaling
Answers to Review Exercises
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