The Structures of Life
Publisher: National Institutes of Health 2007
Number of pages: 66
A fascinating and easy-to-read book about the structures of life. From the contents: Proteins are the Body's Worker Molecules; X-Ray Crystallography: Art Marries Science; The World of NMR: Magnets, Radio Waves, and Detective Work; Structure-based Drug Design: From the Computer to the Clinic; Beyond Drug Design.
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by E. Rabinowitch, Govindjee - Wiley
Topics covered: Overall Chemistry of Photosynthesis; Energetics of Photosynthesis; Solar Energy and its Utilization; Structure and Composition of the Photosynthetic Apparatus; Action Spectrum and Quantum Yield of Photosynthesis; etc.
by Arthur Harden - Longmans, Green & Co.
In the following chapters, based on courses of lectures, an account is given of the work done on alcoholic fermentation since Buchner's epoch-making discovery of zymase, only in so far as it appears to throw light on the nature of that phenomenon.
Contents: Cell and its Biochemistry; Biomolecules; The Carbohydrates: Monosaccharides, Disaccharides and Polysaccharides; Glucose,Glycogen and Diabetes; Glycolysis; Water: The solvent of the cell; Nucleic acid; Chromosome and its structure; etc.
by Ajit Varki, et al. - Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press
The book covers the general principles and describes the structure and biosynthesis, diversity, and function of glycans and their relevance to both normal physiologic processes and human disease. An important read for all biomedical scientists.