Biochemistry – J. Berg, J. Tymoczko, L. Stryer – 8th Edition

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Table of Contents

Part I THE MOLECULAR DESIGN OF LIFE

1. Biochemistry: An Evolving Science
2. Protein Composition and Structure
3. Exploring Proteins and Proteomes
4. DNA, RNA, and the Flow of Genetic Information
5. Exploring Genes and Genomes
6. Exploring Evolution and Bioinformatics
7. Hemoglobin: Portrait of a Protein in Action
8. Enzymes: Basic Concepts and Kinetics
9. Catalytic Strategies
10. Regulatory Strategies
11. Carbohydrates
12. Lipids and Cell Membranes
13. Membrane Channels and Pumps
14. Signal-Transduction Pathways

Part II TRANSDUCING AND STORING ENERGY

15. Metabolism: Basic Concepts and Design
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

Part III SYNTHESIZING THE MOLECULES OF LIFE

24. The Biosynthesis of Amino Acids
25. Nucleotide Biosynthesis
26. The Biosynthesis of Membrane Lipids and Steroids
27. The Integration of Metabolism
28. DNA Replication, Repair, and Recombination
29. RNA Synthesis and Processing
30. Protein Synthesis
31. The Control of Gene Expression in Prokaryotes
32. The Control of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes

Part IV RESPONDING TO ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES

33. Sensory Systems
34. The Immune System
35. Molecular Motors
36 Drug Development

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