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Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry 5th Edition
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I would suggest this book to anybody who wants to learn biochemistry at a discussable level, quickly.
Principles of Biochemistry
David L. Nelson
Michael M. Cox
W. H. Freeman, Hardback, Fifth edition, 2008.
4to. xxix, 1158 pp., G-17, C-8, A-4, AS-35, I-41.
Fifth edition first published in 2008.
Contents [somewhat in brief, necessarily]
About the authors
A Note on the Nature of Science
1. The Foundations of Biochemistry
1.1. Cellular Foundations
1.2. Chemical Foundations
1.3. Physical Foundations
1.4. Genetic Foundations
1.5. Evolutionary Foundations
I. STRUCTURE AND CATALYSIS
2.1. Weak Interactions in Aqueous Solution
2.2. Ionization of Water, Weak Acids, and Weak Bases
2.3. Buffering against pH Changes in Biological systems
2.4. Water as a Reactant
2.5. The Fitness of the Aqueous Environment for Living Organisms
3. Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins
3.1. Amino Acids
3.2. Peptides and Proteins
3.3. Working with Proteins
3.4. The Structure of Proteins: Primary Structure
4. The Three-Dimensional Structure of Proteins
4.1. Overview of Protein Structure
4.2. Protein Secondary Structure
4.3. Protein Tertiary and Quaternary Structures
4.4. Protein Denaturation and Folding
5. Protein Function
5.1. Reversible Binding of a Protein to a Ligand: Oxygen-Binding Proteins
5.2. Complementary Interactions between Proteins and Ligands: The Immune System and Immunoglobulins
5.3. Protein Interactions Modulated by Chemical Energy: Actin, Myosin, and Molecular Motors
6.1. An Introduction to Enzymes
6.2. How Enzymes Work
6.3. Enzyme Kinetics as an Approach to Understanding Mechanism
6.4.Read more ›
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