Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2014

648 Pages

10.6 x 8.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199609499

Bookseller Code (04)

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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Fifth Edition

Alison Snape, Despo Papachristodoulou, William H. Elliott, and Daphne C. Elliott

  • An accessible writing style makes the text ideal for students encountering the subject for the first time
  • Broad coverage takes students from the basic building blocks of life through to metabolism, genetics, cell signalling, and the immune system
  • Clear sub-headings and extensive cross-referencing make the text easy to navigate and allows chapters to be used in any order
  • A user-friendly design and layout is complemented by frequent diagrams to illustrate important concepts
  • A student resource website is available online at biochemistry5e/

New to this Edition:

  • A new Chapter 9, "General Principles of Nutrition," enables students to understand the key principles underlying complex metabolic pathways
  • A new Chapter 26, "Control of Gene Expression" reflects the increasing emphasis on gene regulation in contemporary research
  • A strengthened biomedical focus provides extra context to the processes and concepts being described
  • Two new authors, Alison Snape and Despo Papachristodou, bring additional teaching and research experience in biochemistry and molecular biology to the book

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