Biochemistry

Biochemistry

By: Terry Brown (author)Paperback

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Biochemistry is a major new textbook designed and created specifically for briefer courses in the subject. Written by Prof. Terry Brown of the University of Manchester (author of Genomes and Gene Cloning), the book provides the necessary detail and rigour expected for these courses, but without the extraneous material found in the larger textbooks. With an increasing number of students taking a short course in biochemistry there is a growing need for a book that covers the subject concisely and succinctly. Biochemistry has been designed from the outset for these shorter courses; it is not a cut-down version of one of the larger books that dominate the market. Although it is shorter, there is no compromise in content, style and coverage. The book is attractively designed in full colour throughout with all the pedagogical features expected in a major textbook. It covers what students should be expected to know and is written in the clear and accurate writing style for which Terry Brown is widely lauded. With its competitive price and resources for adopting lecturers (all of the illustrations and diagrams from the book, and answers to the end of chapter questions), Biochemistry will become the textbook of choice for any brief biochemistry course. Confirmed Adoptions Biochemistry is already the required text at the following institutions: Becker College, USA Bishop Burton College, UK Bournemouth University, UK Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, USA Charleston Southern University, USA Colorado State University - Pueblo, USA Idaho State University, USA Liverpool John Moores University, UK Montclair State University, USA Newcastle University, UK Rivier University, USA Southeast Missouri State University, USA Staffordshire University, UK Stephen F Austin State University, USA Texas Christian University, USA The University of Texas at Austin, USA Umea University, Sweden University of Aberdeen, UK University of Bradford, UK University of Bedfordshire, UK University of Brighton, UK University of the Incarnate Word, USA University of Kansas, USA University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, USA University of Nottingham, UK University of Roehampton, UK University of Salford, UK University of the West of England, UK University of Tulsa, USA Valley City State University, USA Yale University School of Medicine, USA

Contents

Chapter 1 Biochemistry in the modern world PART I CELLS, ORGANISMS AND BIOMOLECULES Chapter 2 Cells and Organisms Chapter 3 Proteins Chapter 4 Nucleic acids Chapter 5 Lipids and biological membranes Chapter 6 Carbohydrates PART II ENERGY GENERATION AND METABOLISM Chapter 7 Enzymes Chapter 8 Energy generation: glycolysis Chapter 9 Energy generation: the TCA cycle and electron transport chain Chapter 10 Photosynthesis Chapter 11 Carbohydrate metabolism Chapter 12 Lipid metabolism Chapter 13 Nitrogen metabolism PART III STORAGE OF BIOLOGICAL INFORMATION AND SYNTHESIS OF PROTEINS Chapter 14 DNA replication and repair Chapter 15 RNA synthesis Chapter 16 Protein synthesis Chapter 17 Control of gene expression PART IV STUDYING BIOMOLECULES Chapter 18 Studying proteins, lipids and carbohydrates Chapter 19 Studying DNA and RNA

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781907904288
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 544
  • ID: 9781907904288
  • weight: 1420
  • ISBN10: 190790428X

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