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    ISBN: 9781449661373
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    ISBN: 9781449661373


Biochemistry is a single-semester text designed for undergraduate non-biochemistry majors. Accessible, engaging, and informative, Biochemistry is the perfect introduction to the subject for students who may approach chemistry with apprehension. Biochemistry’s unique emphasis on metabolism and its kinetic underpinnings gives the text up-to-the-minute relevance for students investigating current public health concerns such as obesity and diabetes. Biochemistry will encourage students to explore the basics of chemistry and its influence on biological problems.

Biochemistry provides students with a broad understanding of contemporary advances in molecular biology. Its innovative approach will challenge students to develop connections across multiple concepts, and sets Biochemistry apart in a crowded field. Biochemistry is an invaluable and user-friendly resource.

This innovative text for non-biochemistry majors includes:
Introductory material at the beginning of each chapter that contextualizes chapter themes in real-life scenarios
Clear list of objectives for each chapter
Vocabulary terms defined at the end of each chapter as well as in a comprehensive glossary
Online supporting materials with further opportunities for research and investigation

 Every new printed copy includes full access to the Student Companion Website where students will find a wealth of engaging and interactive study tools.
 Instructor's material includes: PowerPoint Image Bank, PowerPoint Lecture Outlines, and LMS-ready Test Bank


  Chapter 1  Foundations
  Chapter 2  Water
  Chapter 3  Lipids
  Chapter 4  Carbohydrates
  Chapter 5  Amino Acids and Proteins
  Chapter 6  Enzymes
  Chapter 7  Metabolism and Energetics
  Chapter 8  Glycolysis
  Chapter 9  The Krebs Cycle
  Chapter 10  Oxidation Phosphorylation
  Chapter 11  Photosynthesis
  Chapter 12  Carbohydrate Pathways Related to Glycolysis
  Chapter 13  Lipid Metabolism
  Chapter 14  Nitrogen Metabolism
  Chapter 15  Nucleic Acids
  Chapter 16  Protein Synthesis and Degradation

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