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Biochemistry

The molecular basis of life, International edition

Sixth Edition

Trudy McKee
James R. McKee

September 2016

ISBN: 9780190209957

840 pages
Paperback

In Stock

Price: £39.99

Biochemistry: The Molecular Basis of Life offers deeper coverage of the chemistry of reactions while emphasizing the relationship between biochemistry and human biology.

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Biochemistry: The Molecular Basis of Life, International Sixth Edition, offers deeper coverage of the chemistry of reactions while emphasizing the relationship between biochemistry and human biology.

New to this edition

  • Increased depth of chemical explanation and emphasis on the chemistry of reactions.
  • An enhanced supplements program including a significantly revised test bank and a new animations guide
  • Updated content including new discussions of RNA interference, epigenetics, metabolic regulation, and proteostatis
  • New Biochemistry in Perspective boxes on carcinogenesis and biomimetic photosynthesis
  • New End-of-Chapter Review Questions, featuring the most robust and complete set of review problems of any text
  • More than fifty new illustrations

About the Author(s)

Trudy McKee, Immaculate College

James R. McKee, University of the Sciences Philadelphia

Table of Contents

    1:Biochemistry: an introduction
    2:Living cells
    3:Water: the matrix of life
    4:Energy
    5:Amino acids, peptides and proteins
    6:Enzymes
    7:Carbohydrates
    8:Carbohydrate metabolism
    9:Aerobic metabolism I: the citric acid cycle
    10:Aerobic metabolism II: electron transport and oxidative phosphorylation
    11:Lipids and membranes
    12:Lipid metabolism
    13:Photosynthesis
    14:Nitrogen metabolism I: synthesis
    15:Nitrogen metabolism II: degradation
    16:Integration of metabolism
    17:Nucleic acids
    18:Genetic information
    19:Protein synthesis

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