Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Author

Daphne C. Elliott/ William H. Elliott

4th Edition

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publishing Year

2009

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New

ISBN

9780199226719

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~Description / table of content~

PART 1 BASIC CONCEPTS OF LIFE;

1. The basic molecular themes of life;

2. Cells and viruses;

3. Energy considerations in biochemistry;

PART 2 STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF PROTEINS AND MEMBRANES;

4. The structure of proteins;

5. Methods in protein investigation;

6. Enzymes;

7. The cell membrane and membrane proteins;

8. Muscle contraction, the cytoskeleton, and molecular motors;

PART 3 METABOLISM;

9. Food digestion, absorption, distribution to the tissues and appetite control;

10. Mechanisms of transport, storage and mobilisation of dietary components;

11. Principles of energy release from food;

12. Glycolysis, the citric acid cycle, and the electron transport system;

13. Energy release from fat;

14. The synthesis of fat and related compounds;

15. Synthesis of glucose (gluconeogenesis);

16. Strategies for metabolic control and their applications to carbohydrate and fat metabolism;

17. Why should there be an alternative pathway of glucose oxidation? The pentose phosphate pathway;

18. Raising electrons of water back up the energy scale – photosynthesis;

19. Amino acid metabolism;

20. Nucleotide synthesis and metabolism;

PART 4 INFORMATION STORAGE AND UTILISATION;

21. The genome;

22. DNA synthesis, repair and recombination;

23. Gene transcription and control;

24. Protein synthesis and controlled protein breakdown;

25. The RNA world – RNA microgenes and RNA interference;

26. Protein sorting and delivery;

27. Cell signalling;

28. Manipulating DNA and genes;

PART 5 MOLECULAR BIOLOGY IN HEALTH AND DISEASE;

29. Special topics: blood clotting, xenobiotic metabolism, reactive oxygen species;

30. The immune system;

31. The cell cycle and its control;

32. Apoptosis;

33. Cancer

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