Essentials of Glycobiology
by Ajit Varki, et al.
Publisher: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press 2008
Number of pages: 784
This new edition of Essentials of Glycobiology covers the general principles and describes the structure and biosynthesis, diversity, and function of glycans and their relevance to both normal physiologic processes and human disease. Several new chapters present significant advances that have occurred since the publication of the first edition.
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Structural biochemistry is a branch of the life sciences which combines biology, physics, and chemistry to study living organisms. Biochemistry involves studying the cells, and the functions of its components, since it focuses on biomolecules.
Contents: Cell and its Biochemistry; Biomolecules; The Carbohydrates: Monosaccharides, Disaccharides and Polysaccharides; Glucose,Glycogen and Diabetes; Glycolysis; Water: The solvent of the cell; Nucleic acid; Chromosome and its structure; etc.
This collection of Wikipedia articles is intended to supplement a standard textbook of biochemistry. Students may find its explanations complement their texts for greater clarity. In some areas its information will extend past their texts.
by Chuan-Fa Chang (ed.) - InTech
Written by experts from the fields of chemistry, glycobiology, microbiology, immunology, botany, zoology, as well as biotechnology. In addition to the basic research, this book also offers much in the way of experiences, tools, and technologies.