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Download this PDF book: Biochemistry, Fifth Edition by Jeremy M. Berg, John L. Tymoczko and Lubert Stryer

With new co-authors Jeremy Berg and John Tymoczko, "Biochemistry" 5th edition has expanded integration of evolution, more chemical and structural insights, and a web based media component created simultaneously with the text. 

Improved pedagogy includes: chapter opening outlines, expanded end of chapter problem sets, new types of problems, and special icons highlighting evolutionary coverage, clinically relevant material, or related media content on the Web. 

"Biochemistry" also becomes the first text to fully reflect the revolution that has taken place in biomedical science in the past ten years, culminating in the human genome project. A key focus of the new edition is the unifying features of protein structure and function that have been revealed by the incredible progress in gene sequencing. 

All molecular diagrams have been recreated by Jeremy Berg for clearer and more consistent presentations of structure throughout, with the art programme being increased by nearly 20 per cent over the previous edition. The new author team has also worked to maintain the book's defining feature: the characteristic clarity.

About the authors :

JEREMY M. BERG has been Professor and Director (Department Chairperson) of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine since 1990. 

He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Chemistry from Stanford (where he learned X-ray crystallography with Keith Hodgson and Lubert Stryer) and his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Harvard with Richard Holm. He then completed a postdoctoral fellowship with Carl Pabo. Professor Berg is recipient of the American Chemical Society Award in Pure Chemistry (1994), the Eli Lilly Award for Fundamental Research in Biological Chemistry (1995), the Maryland Outstanding Young Scientist of the Year (1995), and the Harrison Howe Award (1997). 

While at Johns Hopkins, he has received the W. Barry Wood Teaching Award (selected by medical students), the Graduate Student Teaching Award, and the Professor's Teaching Award for the Preclinical Sciences. He is co-author, with Stephen Lippard, of the text Principles of Bioinorganic Chemistry. 

JOHN L. TYMOCZKO is the Towsley Professor of Biology at Carleton College, where he has taught since 1976. He currently teaches Biochemistry, Biochemistry Laboratory, Oncogenes and the Molecular Biology of Cancer, and Exercise Biochemistry and co-teaches an introductory course, Bioenergetics and Genetics. Professor Tymoczko received his B.A. from the University of Chicago in 1970 and his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Chicago with Shutsung Liao at the Ben May Institute for Cancer Research. 

He followed that with a post-doctoral position with Hewson Swift of the Department of Biology at the University of Chicago. Professor Tymoczko's research has focused on steroid receptors, ribonucleoprotein particles, and proteolytic processing enzymes. LUBERT STRYER is currently Winzer Professor in the School of Medicine and Professor of Neurobiology at Stanford University, where he has been on the faculty since 1976. 

He received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. Professor Stryer has received many awards for his research, including the Eli Lilly Award for Fundamental Research in Biological Chemistry (1970) and the Distinguished Inventors Award of the Intellectual Property Owners' Association. 

He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1984. Professor Stryer was formerly the President and Scientific Director of the Affymax Research Institute. He is a founder and a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Senomyx, a company that is using biochemical knowledge to develop new and improved flavor and fragrance molecules for use in consumer products. 

The publication of the first edition of his text Biochemistry in 1975 transformed the teaching of biochemistry.


I. The Molecular Design of Life 

1. Prelude: Biochemistry and the Genomic Revolution 

2. Biochemical Evolution 

3. Protein Structure and Function 

4. Exploring Proteins 

5. DNA, RNA, and the Flow of Genetic Information 

6. Exploring Genes 

7. Exploring Evolution 

8. Enzymes: Basic Concepts and Kinetics 

9. Catalytic Strategies 

10. Regulatory Strategies: Enzymes and Hemoglobin 

11. Carbohydrates 

12. Lipids and Cell Membranes 

13. Membrane Channels and Pumps 

II. Transducing and Storing Energy 

14. Metabolism: Basic Concepts and Design 

15. Signal-Transduction Pathways: An Introduction to Information Metabolism 

16. Glycolysis and Gluconeogenesis 

17. The Citric Acid Cycle 

18. Oxidative Phosphorylation 

19. The Light Reactions of Photosynthesis 

20. The Calvin Cycle and the Pentose Phosphate Pathway

21. Glycogen Metabolism 

22. Fatty Acid Metabolism 

23. Protein Turnover and Amino Acid Catabolism 

III. Synthesizing the Molecules of Life 

24. The Biosynthesis of Amino Acids 

25. Nucleotide Biosynthesis 

26. The Biosynthesis of Membrane Lipids and Steroids 

27. DNA Replication, Recombination, and Repair

28. RNA Synthesis and Splicing

29. Protein Synthesis

30. The Integration of Metabolism 

31. The Control of Gene Expression

IV. Responding to Environmental Changes 

32. Sensory Systems 

33. The Immune System 

34. Molecular Motors 

About the book:

Publisher ‏ : ‎ W. H. Freeman; Fifth Edition (February 15, 2002)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Pages ‏ : ‎ 1100 

File : PDF, 28 MB


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