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Biochemistry Demystified

by Sharon Walker Author · David McMahon Author

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Learn BIOCHEMISTRY without stressing out your brain CELLS

Trying to understand the chemical processes of living organisms but having trouble metabolizing the complex concepts? Here's your lifeline! Biochemistry Demystified helps synthesize your understanding of this important topic.

You'll start with a review of basic chemical concepts and a look at cell structures and cell division. Next, you'll study carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, nucleic acids, nucleotides, and enzymes. Glycolysis, the citric acid cycle, oxidative phosphorylation, and the control of chemical processes round out the coverage. Hundreds of examples and illustrations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter questions and a final exam help reinforce learning.

This fast and easy guide offers:

  • Numerous figures to illustrate key concepts

  • Details on DNA and RNA
  • Coverage of hormones and neurotransmitters

  • A chapter on analytical techniques and bioinformatics

  • A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work
  • Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Biochemistry Demystified is your key to mastering this vital life sciences subject.

    Publication Details

    Publisher:
    McGraw-Hill Education
    Imprint:
    McGraw-Hill Professional
    Edition:
    2
    Publication Date:
    2008

    Format

    • Kindle Book
    • OverDrive Read
    • Adobe PDF eBook 4 MB
    • Adobe EPUB eBook 4.8 MB

    Sharon Walker (Author)

    Sharon Walker, Ph.D., is a Diplomat of the American Board of Toxicology (DABT) and has done extensive research in various areas of biomedicine. She has taught graduate courses in immunology, epidemiology, cell biology, and statistics. Dr. Walker i...

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