The Structures of Life
Publisher: National Institutes of Health 2007
Number of pages: 66
A fascinating and easy-to-read book about the structures of life. From the contents: Proteins are the Body's Worker Molecules; X-Ray Crystallography: Art Marries Science; The World of NMR: Magnets, Radio Waves, and Detective Work; Structure-based Drug Design: From the Computer to the Clinic; Beyond Drug Design.
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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.
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by Arthur Harden - Longmans, Green & Co.
In the following chapters, based on courses of lectures, an account is given of the work done on alcoholic fermentation since Buchner's epoch-making discovery of zymase, only in so far as it appears to throw light on the nature of that phenomenon.
by E. Rabinowitch, Govindjee - Wiley
Topics covered: Overall Chemistry of Photosynthesis; Energetics of Photosynthesis; Solar Energy and its Utilization; Structure and Composition of the Photosynthetic Apparatus; Action Spectrum and Quantum Yield of Photosynthesis; etc.