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Biochemistry For Dummies [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: Series: For dummiesPublication details: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2008.ISBN:
  • 9780470378410
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Biochemistry For DummiesDDC classification:
  • 572
LOC classification:
  • QP514.2 .M66 2008
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Contents:
Biochemistry For Dummies; About the Authors; Dedication; Authors' Acknowledgments; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Conventions Used in This Book; Icons Used in This Book; What You're Not to Read; Foolish Assumptions; How This Book Is Organized; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Setting the Stage: Basic Biochemistry Concepts; Chapter 1: Biochemistry: What You Need to Know and Why; Chapter 2: Dive In: Water Chemistry; Chapter 3: Fun with Carbon: Organic Chemistry; Part II: The Meat of Biochemistry: Proteins
Chapter 4: Amino Acids: The Building Blocks of ProteinChapter 5: Protein Structure and Function; Chapter 6: Enzymes Kinetics: Getting There Faster; Part III: Carbohydrates, Lipids, Nucleic Acids, and More; Chapter 7: What We Crave: Carbohydrates; Chapter 8: Lipids and Membranes; Chapter 9: Nucleic Acids and the Code of Life; Chapter 10: Vitamins and Nutrients; Chapter 11: Be Quiet: Hormones; Part IV: Bioenergetics and Pathways; Chapter 12: Life and Energy; Chapter 13: ATP: The Body's Monetary System; Chapter 14: Smelly Biochemistry: Nitrogen in Biological Systems
Part V: Genetics: Why We Are What We AreChapter 15: Photocopying DNA; Chapter 16: Transcribe This! RNA Transcription; Chapter 17: Translation: Protein Synthesis; Part VI: The Part of Tens; Chapter 18: Ten Great Applications of Biochemistry; Chapter 19: Ten Biochemistry Careers; Index;
Summary: Are you baffled by biochemistry? You're not the first, and you won't be the last. Here's the good news - you don't have to stay baffled! Biochemistry For Dummies shows you the fun and easy way 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 biochemistry basics easy to understand. It explains all the topics and practical applications in plain English. From cell ultrastructure and carboh
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Biochemistry For Dummies; About the Authors; Dedication; Authors' Acknowledgments; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Conventions Used in This Book; Icons Used in This Book; What You're Not to Read; Foolish Assumptions; How This Book Is Organized; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Setting the Stage: Basic Biochemistry Concepts; Chapter 1: Biochemistry: What You Need to Know and Why; Chapter 2: Dive In: Water Chemistry; Chapter 3: Fun with Carbon: Organic Chemistry; Part II: The Meat of Biochemistry: Proteins

Chapter 4: Amino Acids: The Building Blocks of ProteinChapter 5: Protein Structure and Function; Chapter 6: Enzymes Kinetics: Getting There Faster; Part III: Carbohydrates, Lipids, Nucleic Acids, and More; Chapter 7: What We Crave: Carbohydrates; Chapter 8: Lipids and Membranes; Chapter 9: Nucleic Acids and the Code of Life; Chapter 10: Vitamins and Nutrients; Chapter 11: Be Quiet: Hormones; Part IV: Bioenergetics and Pathways; Chapter 12: Life and Energy; Chapter 13: ATP: The Body's Monetary System; Chapter 14: Smelly Biochemistry: Nitrogen in Biological Systems

Part V: Genetics: Why We Are What We AreChapter 15: Photocopying DNA; Chapter 16: Transcribe This! RNA Transcription; Chapter 17: Translation: Protein Synthesis; Part VI: The Part of Tens; Chapter 18: Ten Great Applications of Biochemistry; Chapter 19: Ten Biochemistry Careers; Index;

Are you baffled by biochemistry? You're not the first, and you won't be the last. Here's the good news - you don't have to stay baffled! Biochemistry For Dummies shows you the fun and easy way 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 biochemistry basics easy to understand. It explains all the topics and practical applications in plain English. From cell ultrastructure and carboh