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Kumi loves to eat, but she's worried that her passion for junk food is affecting her health. Determined to unlock the secrets of dieting, she enlists the help of her brainy friend Nemoto and his beautiful biochemistry professor, Dr. Kurosaka. And so it begins...
Follow along in The Manga Guide to Biochemistry as Kumi explores the mysteries of her body's inner workings. With the help of RoboCat, the professor's friendly endoscopic robot, you'll soar through the incredible chemical machinery that keeps us alive and get an up-close look at biopolymers like DNA and proteins, the metabolic processes that turn our food into energy, and the enzymes that fuel our bodies' chemical reactions.
As you dive into the depths of plant and animal cells, you'll learn about:
Whether you're a medical student, an amateur scientist, or just curious about how your body turns cupcakes into energy, The Manga Guide to Biochemistry is your key to understanding the science of life.
Masaharu Takemura is an Associate Professor at the Tokyo University of Science who specializes in molecular biology and life science. A Doctor of Medical Science, he has written several book about biology.
This work was able to acheive the balance that is difficult to reach. I mean that it was fairly technical without being hard to understand. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Fizzle
I love manga and (albeit to a much lesser degree) enjoy biology and chemistry. This book promised to a lot but fails to make it interesting. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Catsy22
the book gives you the equivalent of a textbook's data yet in a quick, playful, & easy to remember fashion. :)Published 2 months ago by Kindle Customer
My students were very interested in Biochemestry and It liked very much. They could learn some new Biochemistry topics easily.Published 4 months ago by Elsy Trinidad Alvarado Paredes
These education books are very nice and are easy to relate with the information in these books. These are great.Published 5 months ago by M G-D
this book presents a complicated subject in a very fun and approachable fashion. If you enjoy manga or comics and have to have biochemistry get this book before you take the class!Published 5 months ago by chandler hamilton
This combines 2 things some kids like--comics and biochemistry. Gave it to my granddaughter who is a first year high school student. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Grandma Moses
I absolutely love the idea of learning by reading manga. It's absolute genius! I would recommend this to anyone who wants to learn more about biochemistry.Published 8 months ago by BSNstudent
Just got it a couple days ago. I have my degree in biochemistry so it is always nice to go back and review different concepts and the story-based way they do it in this book is... Read morePublished 9 months ago by neuro