Encyclopedia of Biological Chemistry


  • William Lennarz, State University of New York, Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Stony Brook, U.S.A.
  • M. Lane, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

The 4-volume Encyclopedia of Biological Chemistry, Second Edition, represents the current state of a dynamic and crucial field of study.  The Encyclopedia pulls together over 500 articles that help define and explore contemporary biochemistry, with content experts carefully chosen by the Editorial Board to assure both breadth and depth in its coverage.

Editors-In-Chief William J. Lennarz and M. Daniel Lane have crafted a work that proceeds from the acknowledgement that understanding every living process-from physiology, to immunology, and genetics-is impossible without a grasp on the basic chemistry that provides its underpinning.  Each article in the work provides an up-to-date snapshot of a given topic, written by experts, as well as suggestions for further readings for students and researcher wishing to go into greater depth. 

Available on-line via SciVerse ScienceDirect, the functionality of the Encyclopedia will provide easy linking to referenced articles, electronic searching, as well an online index and glossary to aid comprehension and searchability.

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Upper level college students and professors in biochemistry, biophysics, cell biology, molecular biology, neuroscience, pharmacology and oncology, as well as, researchers in academic, corporate and government laboratories. 


Book information

  • Published: February 2013
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-378630-2

Table of Contents

  • Bioenergetics

  • Cell Architecture & Function

  • Lipids, Carbohydrates, Membranes, & Membrane Proteins

  • Metabolism, Vitamins, & Hormones

  • Molecular Biology

  • Protein/Enzyme : Structure, Function, & Degradation

  • Signaling