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Biochemistry / Reginald H. Garrett, Charles M. Grisham, with molecular graphic images by Michal Sabat.

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Author/Creator:
Garrett, R. (Reginald)
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
5th ed. - Belmont, CA : Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning, c2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • xxxviii, 1169, 48, 22 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Molecular components of cells
  • Facts of life: chemistry is the logic of biological phenomena
  • Water: the medium of life
  • Thermodynamics of biological systems
  • Amino acids and the peptide bond
  • Proteins: their primary structure and biological functions
  • Proteins: secondary, tertiary, and quaternary structure
  • Carbohydrates and the glycoconjugates of cell surfaces
  • Lipids
  • Membranes and membrane transport
  • Nucleotides and nucleic acids
  • Structure of nucleic acids
  • Recombinant DNA: cloning and creation of chimeric genes
  • Protein dynamics
  • Enzymes: kinetics and specificity
  • Mechanisms of enzyme action
  • Enzyme regulation
  • Molecular motors
  • Metabolism and its regulation
  • Metabolism: an overview
  • Glycolysis
  • Tricarboxylic acid cycle
  • Electron transport and oxidative phosphorylation
  • Photosynthesis
  • Gluconeogenesis, glycogen metabolism, and the pentose phosphate pathway
  • Fatty acid catabolism
  • Lipid biosynthesis
  • Nitrogen acquisition and amino acid metabolism
  • Synthesis and degradation of nucleotides
  • Metabolic integration and organ specialization
  • Information transfer
  • DNA metabolism: replication, recombination, and repair
  • Transcription and the regulation of gene expression
  • Protein synthesis
  • Completing the protein life cycle: folding, processing, and degradation
  • Reception and transmission of extracellular information.
Contributor:
Sabat, Michal.
Grisham, Charles M.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781133106296
1133106293

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