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The Resource Biochemistry for dummies, by John T. Moore and Richard Langley

Biochemistry for dummies, by John T. Moore and Richard Langley

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Biochemistry for dummies
Title
Biochemistry for dummies
Statement of responsibility
by John T. Moore and Richard Langley
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "This friendly guide presents an easy-to-follow overview of the material covered in a typical college-level biochemistry course"--P. [4] of cover
  • Are you baffled by biochemistry? If so here's the good news ? you don't have to stay that way! Biochemistry For Dummies shows you how to get a handle on biochemistry, apply the science, raise your grades, and prepare yourself to ace any standardized test. This friendly, unintimidating guide presents an overview of the material covered in a typical college-level biochemistry course and makes the subject easy to understand and accessible to everyone. From cell ultrastructure and carbohydrates to amino acids, proteins, and supramolecular structure, you'll identify biochemical structures and reactions, and send your grades soaring
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1947-
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Moore, John T.
Dewey number
572
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Langley, Richard
Series statement
--For dummies
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Biochemistry
Label
Biochemistry for dummies, by John T. Moore and Richard Langley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Pt. 1. Setting the stage: basic biochemistry concepts -- Biochemistry : What you need to know and why -- Seems so basic : Water chemistry and pH -- Fun with carbon : Organic chemistry -- Pt. II. The meat of biochemistry: proteins -- Amino acids : The building blocks of protein -- Protein structure and function -- Enzyme kinetics : Getting there faster -- Pt. III. Carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, and more -- What we crave : Carbohydrates -- Lipids and membranes -- Nucleic acids and the code of life -- Vitamins : Both simple and complex -- Hormones : The body's messengers -- Pt. IV. Bioenergetics and pathways -- Life and energy -- ATP : The body's monetary system -- Smelly biochemistry : Nitrogen in biological systems -- Pt. V. Genetics: why we are what we are -- Photocopying DNA -- Transcribe this! RNA transcription -- Translation : Protein synthesis -- Pt. VI. The part of tens -- Ten great applications of biochemistry -- Ten biochemistry careers
Control code
ocn697774569
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xvi, 340 p.
Isbn
9781118021743
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)697774569
Label
Biochemistry for dummies, by John T. Moore and Richard Langley
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Pt. 1. Setting the stage: basic biochemistry concepts -- Biochemistry : What you need to know and why -- Seems so basic : Water chemistry and pH -- Fun with carbon : Organic chemistry -- Pt. II. The meat of biochemistry: proteins -- Amino acids : The building blocks of protein -- Protein structure and function -- Enzyme kinetics : Getting there faster -- Pt. III. Carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, and more -- What we crave : Carbohydrates -- Lipids and membranes -- Nucleic acids and the code of life -- Vitamins : Both simple and complex -- Hormones : The body's messengers -- Pt. IV. Bioenergetics and pathways -- Life and energy -- ATP : The body's monetary system -- Smelly biochemistry : Nitrogen in biological systems -- Pt. V. Genetics: why we are what we are -- Photocopying DNA -- Transcribe this! RNA transcription -- Translation : Protein synthesis -- Pt. VI. The part of tens -- Ten great applications of biochemistry -- Ten biochemistry careers
Control code
ocn697774569
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xvi, 340 p.
Isbn
9781118021743
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)697774569

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