Introduction to bioorganic chemistry and chemical biology
- Van Vranken, David L.
- New York : Garland Science, c2013.
- Physical description
- xvii, 486 p. : ill., (some col.) ; 28 cm.
QD415 .V36 2013
- Unknown QD415 .V36 2013
- Weiss, Gregory A.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- 1. Fundamentals of Chemical Biology 2. The Chemical Origins of Biology 3. DNA 4. RNA 5. Peptide and Protein Structure 6. Protein Function 7. Glycobiology 8. Polyketides & Terpenes 9. Chemical Control of Signal Transduction A sample chapter and detailed table of contents are available at www.garlandscience.com/bioorganic-chembio.
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- Publisher's Summary
- Introduction to Bioorganic Chemistry and Chemical Biology is the first textbook to blend modern tools of organic chemistry with concepts of biology, physiology, and medicine. With a focus on human cell biology and a problems-driven approach, the text explains the combinatorial architecture of biooligomers (genes, DNA, RNA, proteins, glycans, lipids, and terpenes) as the molecular engine for life. Accentuated by rich illustrations and mechanistic arrow pushing, organic chemistry is used to illuminate the central dogma of molecular biology. Introduction to Bioorganic Chemistry and Chemical Biology is appropriate for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in chemistry and molecular biology, as well as those going into medicine and pharmaceutical science.
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- Publication date
- David L. Van Vranken and Gregory A. Weiss.