Biochemistry: Concepts and Connections, 2nd edition

  • Dean R Appling, 
  • Spencer J. Anthony-Cahill, 
  • Christopher K. Mathews

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Biochemistry: Concepts and Connections engages you with a unique approach to visualization, synthesis of complex topics, and connections to the real world. This title shows how biochemistry relates to practical applications in medicine, agricultural sciences, environmental sciences, and forensics.

Published by Pearson (August 1st 2021) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780137533114

Subject: Chemistry

Category: Biochemistry

Table of contents

Brief Contents

  1. Biochemistry and the Language of Chemistry
  2. The Chemical Foundation of Life: Weak Interactions in an Aqueous Environment
  3. The Energetics of Life
  4. Nucleic Acids
  5. Introduction to Proteins: The Primary Level of Protein Structure
  6. The Three-Dimensional Structure of Proteins
  7. Protein Function and Evolution
  8. Enzymes: Biological Catalysts
  9. Carbohydrates: Sugars, Saccharides, Glycans
  10. Lipids, Membranes, and Cellular Transport
  11. Chemical Logic of Metabolism
  12. Carbohydrate Metabolism: Glycolysis, Gluconeogenesis, Glycogen Metabolism, and the Pentose Phosphate Pathway
  13. The Citric Acid Cycle
  14. Electron Transport, Oxidative Phosphorylation, and Oxygen Metabolism
  15. Photosynthesis
  16. Lipid Metabolism
  17. Interorgan and Intracellular Coordination of Energy Metabolism in Vertebrates
  18. Amino Acid and Nitrogen Metabolism
  19. Nucleotide Metabolism
  20. Mechanisms of Signal Transduction
  21. Genes, Genomes, and Chromosomes
  22. DNA Replication
  23. DNA Repair, Recombination, and Rearrangement
  24. Transcription and Post-transcriptional Processing
  25. Information Decoding: Translation and Post-translational Protein Processing
  26. Regulation of Gene Expression

APPENDIX I: Answers to Selected Problems

APPENDIX II: References




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