Fundamentals of Biochemistry: Life at the Molecular Level
4th Edition

Fundamentals of Biochemistry: Life at the Molecular Level
Donald Voet
Judith G. Voet, Charlotte W. Pratt

© 2013

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Topics covered

PART I INTRODUCTION

  1. Introduction to the Chemistry of Life
  2. Water

PART II BIOMOLECULES

  1. Nucleotides, Nucleic Acids, and Genetic Information
  2. Amino Acids
  3. Proteins: Primary Structure
  4. Proteins: Three-Dimensional Structure
  5. Protein Function: Myoglobin and Hemoglobin, Muscle Contraction, and Antibodies
  6. Carbohydrates
  7. Lipids and Biological Membranes
  8. Membrane Transport

PART III ENZYMES

  1. Enzymatic Catalysis
  2. Enzyme Kinetics, Inhibition, and Control
  3. Biochemical Signaling

PART IV METABOLISM

  1. Introduction to Metabolism
  2. Glucose Catabolism
  3. Glycogen Metabolism and Gluconeogenesis
  4. Citric Acid Cycle
  5. Electron Transport and Oxidative Phosphorylation
  6. Photosynthesis
  7. Lipid Metabolism
  8. Amino Acid Metabolism
  9. Mammalian Fuel Metabolism: Integration and Regulation

PART V GENE EXPRESSION AND REPLICATION

  1. Nucleotide Metabolism
  2. Nucleic Acid Structure
  3. DNA Replication, Repair, and Recombination
  4. Transcription and RNA Processing
  5. Protein Synthesis
  6. Regulation of Gene Expression
  7. Solutions to Odd-Numbered Problems SP-1

Glossary G-1

Index I-1