Biochemistry and molecular biology

Biochemistry and molecular biology / Despo Papachristodoulou, Alison Snape, William H. Elliott, and Daphne C. Elliott.

Tác giả: Papachristodoulou, Despo K [author.].
Đồng tác giả: Snape, Alison [author.] | Elliott, William H. (Biochemist) [author.] | Elliott, Daphne C [author.].

Kiểu tài liệu:  SáchXuất bản: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018Ấn bản: Sixth edition.Mô tả vật lý: xxxi, 607 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.Số ISBN: 9780198768111; 0198768117.Chủ đề: Biochemistry | Molecular biology | Biochemistry | Molecular Biology | Biochemistry | Molecular biologyPhân loại DDC: 572

The ideal text for any bioscience student encountering biochemistry and molecular cell biology for the first time. Exceptionally clear explanations, frequent diagrams, and a user-friendly design and layout ensure that the text provides a perfect introduction to this complex yet fascinating subject area. Accessible writing style and carefully gauged level of detail make the text ideal for students encountering the subject for the first time. Its broad coverage takes readers from the basic building blocks of life right through to metabolism, gene regulation, cell signalling and the immune system. Clear sub headings and extensive cross referencing make the text easy to navigate and allow chapters to be read in any order. The user-friendly design and layout is complemented by frequent diagrams to illustrate important concepts.

New to this edition
The opening section has been restructured to enhance understanding of core introductory principles, with greater coverage of basic concepts such as chemical bonding and more worked examples of numerical problems
Updated content on manipulating DNA and genes, incorporating gene editing and other recent developments in the field
Entirely updated figures and diagrams are easier to interpret and help explain complex processes
Summary sections are redesigned to form bulleted lists, providing a consolidation of difficult concepts
End of chapter questions and additional reading have been re-worked to include more guidance for students and lecturers about their use
An extended selection of online resources with additional Multiple Choice Questions for each chapter