Enzyme Nomenclature 1978

Enzyme Nomenclature 1978

This Edition Is a Revision of the Recommendations (1972) of the IUPAC–IUB Commission on Biochemical Nomenclature, and Has Been Approved for Publication by the Executive Committee of the International Union of Biochemistry

1st Edition - January 1, 1979

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  • eBook ISBN: 9781483273273

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Enzyme Nomenclature 1978 is based upon the recommendations of the Nomenclature Committee of the International Union of Biochemistry on the Nomenclature and Classification of Enzymes.This book deals with the naming of enzymes. The text describes problems encountered in the past when individual scientists named enzymes randomly, resulting in duplication, misnomers, and confusion. Some order followed upon the establishment of the International Commission on Enzymes. This book also explains the classification and nomenclature scheme through general principles that should be followed in dealing with enzymes. The text describes the systematic and trivial names, the key to numbering of enzymes, and the rules of classification and nomenclature. The book also contains the enzyme list including the class of oxidoreductases, transferases, hydrolases, lyases, and ligases (synthetases). The appendix contains the nomenclature of electron-transfer proteins, which include flavoproteins, proteins containing reducible disulfide, cytochromes, iron-sulfur proteins, and other metalloproteins. An index lists all the enzymes in alphabetical order. This handy reference will be useful for scientists involved in bio-chemistry, molecular biology, micro-biology, and researchers whose works involve enzyme and medical research.

Table of Contents

  • Abbreviations Used in the Enzyme List

    1. Historical Introduction

    2. The Classification and Nomenclature of Enzymes

    1. General Principles

    2. Systematic and Trivial Names

    3. Scheme of Classification and Numbering of Enzymes

    4. Rules for Classification and Nomenclature

    5. Key to Numbering and Classification of Enzymes

    3. Enzyme List

    1. Oxidoreductases

    2. Transferases

    3. Hydrolases

    4. Lyases

    5. Isomerases

    6. Ligases

    4. References to the Enzyme List

    5. Index to the Enzyme List

    Appendix: Nomenclature of Electron-Transport Proteins

    1. General Introduction

    2. Flavoproteins

    3. Proteins Containing Reducible Disulphide

    4. Cytochromes

    5. Iron-Sulphur Proteins

    6. Other Metalloproteins

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  • No. of pages: 612
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1979
  • Published: January 1, 1979
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483273273

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Dr. Sam Stuart is a physiotherapist and a research Fellow within the Balance Disorders Laboratory, OHSU. His work focuses on vision, cognition and gait in neurological disorders, examining how technology-based interventions influence these factors. He has published extensively in world leading clinical and engineering journals focusing on a broad range of activities such as real-world data analytics, algorithm development for wearable technology and provided expert opinion on technology for concussion assessment for robust player management. He is currently a guest editor for special issues (sports medicine and transcranial direct current stimulation for motor rehabilitation) within Physiological Measurement and Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, respectively.

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Senior Research Fellow, Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation, Northumbria University, UK Honorary Physiotherapist, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, North Shields, UK

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