Biochemistry provides the most up to date coverage is important in this course with in-depth and accurate coverage of the chemical concepts that underlie classical biochemical theory, as well as providing coverage of the exciting, modern developments in this dynamic field. The fourth edition challenges students to learn the chemical concepts that underlie both classical biochemical theory as well as the latest developments in the field. It follows a more brief and qualitative approach to present biochemistry with chemical rigor, focusing on the structures of biomolecules, chemical mechanisms, and evolutionary relationships.
An opulent and expansive comprehensive textbook for students who have had the equivalent of one year of college chemistry and at least one semester of organic chemistry, as well as a one-year college course in general biology in which elementary biochemical concepts were discussed. This edition is updated throughout to keep pace with recent research advances, particularly in nucleic acid and protein structure. It also features an increased emphasis on human disease, more extensive use of molecular biological techniques, and striking new molecular graphics illustrations. Annual supplements are available on a subscription basis. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)