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Table of Contents

PART I: PRINCIPLES OF MOLECULAR STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION

Chapter 1: Introduction to Biomolecules

Chapter 2: Introduction to Protein Structure

Chapter 3: Oxygen Transporters: Hemoglobin and Myoglobin

Chapter 4: Enzymatic Reactions

Chapter 5: Coenzymes

PART II: GENETIC INFORMATION: DNA, RNA, AND PROTEIN SYNTHESIS

Chapter 6: DNA, RNA, and Protein Synthesis

Chapter 7: The Human Genome

Chapter 8: Protein Targeting

Chapter 9: Introduction to Genetic Diseases

Chapter 10: Viruses

Chapter 11: DNA Technology

PART III: CELL AND TISSUE STRUCTURE

Chapter 12: Biological Membranes

Chapter 13: The Cytoskeleton

Chapter 14: The Extracellular Matrix

PART IV: MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY

Chapter 15: Plasma Proteins

Chapter 16: Extracellular Messengers

Chapter 17: Intracellular Messengers

Chapter 18: Cellular Growth Control and Cancer

PART V: METABOLISM

Chapter 19: Digestive Enzymes

Chapter 20: Introduction to Metabolic Pathways

Chapter 21: Glycolysis, Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle, and Oxidative Phosphorylation

Chapter 22: Carbohydrate Metabolism

Chapter 23: The Metabolism of Fatty Acids and Triglycerides

Chapter 24: The Metabolism of Membrane Lipids

Chapter 25: Lipid Transport

Chapter 26: Amino Acid Metabolism

Chapter 27: Heme Metabolism

Chapter 28: The Metabolism of Purines and Pyrimidines

Chapter 29: Vitamins and Minerals

Chapter 30: Integration of Metabolism

Details

No. of pages:
608
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9780323071550
Electronic ISBN:
9780323081078