Problem Sets Series: Case Studies in Biochemistry - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128097113

Problem Sets Series: Case Studies in Biochemistry

1st Edition

Authors: Stanley Lo
Paperback ISBN: 9780128097113
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st October 2017
Page Count: 224
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Table of Contents

Introduction – what is biochemistry
Chemical principles
Protein structure
Protein function
Enzyme function
Enzyme kinetics
Nucleic acids
Lipids and membranes
Signal Transduction
Glucose metabolism


Problem Sets Series: Case Studies in Biochemistry presents real world scenarios to help readers use science process and reasoning skills.  The case studies require application and analysation of fundamental concepts beyond rote memory of biochemical concepts.  Critically important knowledge in enzyme kinetics, metabolism and protein structure are presented in a problem-based way to allow practice in data interpretation needed in the biochemistry classrooms and laboratories, as well as across STEM disciplines.

Key Features

  • Guides reader in applying knowledge directly to real world scenarios
  • Aids in synthesizing information and applying science processes
  • Offers guidance in contextualising information and knowledge


Early researchers, professors, graduate students, and undergraduate students studying biochemistry and across the biological and biomedical sciences


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About the Authors

Stanley Lo Author

Stanley Lo received his Ph.D. in biochemistry from Harvard University and was a senior research associate at the Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching at Northwestern University. He joined the faculty of Biological Sciences in 2014. Stanley is the biochemistry editor for CourseSource, an open-access journal of peer-reviewed teaching resources for college biological science courses. He was a National Academies Education Fellow in the Life Sciences in 2011-2012 and has been a National Academies Education Mentor in the Life Sciences since 2013.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Teaching Professor, Division of Biological Sciences, UC San Diego