Biochemical Pathways: An Atlas of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Second Edition9780470146842, 9781118657072

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Description:The pathways and networks underlying biological functionNow in its second edition, Biochemical Pathways continues to garner praise from students, instructors, and researchers for its clear, full-color illustrations of the pathways and networks that determine biological function.Biochemical Pathways examines the biochemistry of bacteria, plants, and animals. It offers a quick overview of the metabolic sequences in biochemical pathways, the chemistry and enzymology of conversions, the regulation of turnover, the expression of genes, the immunological interactions, and the metabolic background of health disorders. A standard set of conventions is used in all illustrations, enabling readers to easily gather information and compare the key elements of different biochemical pathways. For both quick and in-depth understanding, the book uses a combination of:Illustrations integrating many different features of the reactions and their interrelationshipsTables listing the important system components and their functionText supplementing and expanding on the illustrated factsIn the second edition, the volume has been expanded by 50 percent. Text and figures have undergone a thorough revision and update, reflecting the tremendous progress in biochemical knowledge in recent years. A guide to the relevant biochemical databases facilitates access to the extensive documentation of scientific knowledge.Biochemical Pathways, Second Edition is recommended for all students and researchers in such fields as biochemistry, molecular biology, medicine, organic chemistry, and pharmacology. The book's illustrated pathways aids the reader in understanding the complex set of biochemical reactions that occur in biological systems.From the reviews: highly recommended for every scientist and student working in biochemistry. Umwelt & Gesundheit 4/2012 (review in German language)Content: Chapter 1 Introduction and General Aspects (pages 113): Gerhard Michal and Dietmar SchomburgChapter 2 The Cell and Its Contents (pages 1436): Gerhard Michal and Dietmar SchomburgChapter 3 Metabolism (pages 37209): Robbe Wunschiers, Martina Jahn, Dieter Jahn, Ida Schomburg, Susanne Peifer, Elmar Heinzle, Helmut Burtscher, Julia Garbe, Annika Steen, Max Schobert, Dieter Oesterhelt, Josef Wachtveitl and Antje ChangChapter 4 Protein Biosynthesis, Modifications and Degradation (pages 210260): Martina Jahn, Dieter Jahn, Robbe Wunschiers, Stefan Ries and Petra DerschChapter 5 Viruses (pages 261271): Klaus KlumppChapter 6 Transport (pages 272285): Wilhelm Just, Horst Klima and Gerhard MichalChapter 7 Signal Transduction and Cellular Communication (pages 286324): Gerhard NiederfellnerChapter 8 Immune System (pages 325356): Ernst Peter Rieber and Anton HaselbeckChapter 9 Blood Coagulation and Fibrinolysis (pages 357365): Peter MullerChapter 10 Biochemical Networks, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology (pages 366373): Dietmar Schomburg
Categories: Biology Biochemistry
Year :2012
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Language : English
N° Of Pages : 411
File Info : pdf 51 Mb

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