Biochemistry – J. Berg, J. Tymoczko, L. Stryer – 6th Edition


In the new edition of , instructors will see the all the hallmark features that made this a consistent bestseller for the undergraduate course: exceptional clarity and concision, a more focus, cutting-edge content, and an elegant, uncluttered . Accomplished in both the classroom and the laboratory, coauthors Jeremy Berg and John Tymoczko draw on the field’s dynamic research to illustrate its fundamental ideas.

Table of Content

Part I. The Molecular Design of Life
Chapter 1. Prelude: Biochemistry and the Genomic Revolution
Chapter 2. Biochemical Evolution
Chapter 3. Protein Structure and Function
Chapter 4. Exploring Proteins
Chapter 5. DNA, RNA, and the Flow of Genetic Information
Chapter 6. Exploring Genes
Chapter 7. Exploring Evolution
Chapter 8. Enzymes: Basic Concepts and Kinetics
Chapter 9. Catalytic Strategies
Chapter 10. Regulatory Strategies: Enzymes and Hemoglobin
Chapter 11. Carbohydrates
Chapter 12. Lipids and Cell Membranes
Chapter 13. Membrane Channels and Pumps

Part II. Transducing and Storing Energy
Chapter 14. Metabolism: Basic Concepts and Design
Chapter 15. Signal-Transduction Pathways: An Introduction to Information Metabolism
Chapter 16. Glycolysis and Gluconeogenesis
Chapter 17. The Citric Acid Cycle
Chapter 18. Oxidative Phosphorylation
Chapter 19. The Light Reactions of Photosynthesis
Chapter 20. The Calvin Cycle and the Pentose Phosphate Pathway
Chapter 21. Glycogen Metabolism
Chapter 22. Fatty Acid Metabolism
Chapter 23. Protein Turnover and Amino Acid Catabolism

Part III. Synthesizing the Molecules of Life
Chapter 24. The Biosynthesis of Amino Acids
Chapter 25. Nucleotide Biosynthesis
Chapter 26. The Biosynthesis of Membrane Lipids and Steroids
Chapter 27. DNA Replication, Recombination, and Repair
Chapter 28. RNA Synthesis and Splicing
Chapter 29. Protein Synthesis
Chapter 30. The Integration of Metabolism
Chapter 31. The Control of Gene Expression

Part IV. Responding to Environmental Changes
Chapter 32. Sensory Systems
Chapter 33. The Immune System
Chapter 34. Molecular Motors

Appendix A: Physical Constants and Conversion of Units
Appendix B: Acidity Constants
Appendix C: Standard Bond Lengths

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