Helps to discover how the developments in biotechnology, genomics, and proteins directly affect your life. This title introduces advancements in areas such as the Avian Flu, stem cell research, blood doping, HPV, and the Gardasil vaccine.
Discover how the latest developments in biotechnology, genomics, and proteins directly affect your life with Campbell/Farrell's best-selling biochemistry text. Known for its logical organization and appropriate depth of coverage, Biochemistry, 6e, International Edition , balances scientific detail with readability that's ideal for those studying biochemistry for the first time. A unique new magazine-style insert, Hot Topics in Biochemistry, introduces advancements in areas such as the Avian Flu, stem cell research, blood doping, HPV, the Gardasil vaccine, and more. New in-text questions help you master key concepts of biochemistry, while end-of-chapter problem sets, now grouped by problem types, assist you in efficiently preparing for exams. State-of-the art visuals throughout the book help clarify concepts. Biochemical Connections demonstrate how biochemistry affects other fields, such as health and sports medicine. The book's popular Web-based tutorial, CengageNOW for Biochemistry, Sixth Edition , uses diagnostic tools and tutorials to help you focus your study time on the specific biochemistry principles that are challenging you personally. Count on Biochemistry, 6e, International Edition , for the most current coverage and clarity you need to excel in your one-semester biochemistry course.
Table of contents
1. Biochemistry and the Organization of Cells. 2. Water: The Solvent for Biochemical Reactions. 3. Amino Acids and Peptides. 4. The Three-Dimensional Structure of Proteins. 5. Protein Purification and Characterization Techniques. 6. The Behavior of Proteins: Enzymes. 7. The Behavior of Proteins: Enzymes, Mechanisms, and Control. 8. Lipids and Proteins Are Associated in Biological Membranes. 9. Nucleic Acids: How Structure Conveys Information. 10. Biosynthesis of Nucleic Acids: Replication. 11. Transcription of the Genetic Code: The Biosynthesis of RNA. 12. Protein Synthesis: Translation of the Genetic Message. 13. Nucleic Acid Biotechnology Techniques. 14. Viruses, Cancer and Immunology. 15. The Importance of Energy Changes and Electron Transfer in Metabolism. 16. Carbohydrates. 17. Glycolysis. 18. Storage Mechanisms and Control in Carbohydrate Metabolism. 19. The Citric Acid Cycle. 20. Electron Transport and Oxidative Phosphorylation. 21. Lipid Metabolism. 22. Photosynthesis. 23. The Metabolism of Nitrogen. 24. Integration of Metabolism: Cellular Signaling. Hot Topics in Biochemistry Magazine. Answers.
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