Editors: Meera Yadav, Hardeo Singh Yadav

Biochemistry: Fundamentals and Bioenergetics

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ISBN: 978-1-68108-848-8 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-847-1 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2021
DOI: 10.2174/97816810884711210101


Biochemistry: Fundamentals and Bioenergetics presents information about the basic and applied aspects of the chemistry of living organisms. The textbook covers the scope and importance of biochemistry, the latest physical techniques to determine biomolecular structure, detailed classification, structure and function of biomolecules such as carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids, proteins, nucleic acids, vitamins, enzymes and hormones. Readers will also learn about processes central to energy metabolism including photosynthesis and respiration, oxidative phosphorylation, DNA replication, transcription and translation, recombinant DNA technology.

Key Features

  • - logical approach to biochemistry with several examples
  • - 10 organized chapters on biochemistry fundamentals and metabolism
  • - focus on biomolecules and biochemical processes
  • - references for further reading

Biochemistry: Fundamentals and Bioenergetics is a useful textbook for undergraduate students involved in courses in life sciences, biochemistry and other branches of natural sciences.


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Saket Kushwaha
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- Pp. ii
Meera Yadav, Hardeo Singh Yadav
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List of Contributors

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Scope and Importance of Biological Chemistry

- Pp. 1-32 (32)
Nene Takio, Meera Yadav*, Hardeo Singh Yadav
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Structure of Water: Acid-Base and Buffers; Hydrogen Bonding

- Pp. 33-56 (24)
Nivedita Rai, Shilpa Saikia, Meera Yadav*, Hardeo Singh Yadav
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Electrostatic and Van Der Waals Forces

- Pp. 55-89 (35)
Nene Takio, Dencil Basumatary, Meera Yadav*, Hardeo Singh Yadav
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Introduction To Physical Techniques for Determination of Structure of Biopolymers

- Pp. 90-117 (28)
Nene Takio, Meera Yadav*, SonamTashi Khom
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Structure and Function of Biological Biomolecules: Carbohydrates, Amino Acids, Proteins, Nucleic Acids, Lipids and Biomembranes

- Pp. 118-213 (96)
Nagendra Nath Yadav*, Saroj Yadav, Archana Pareek
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Structure and Biological Function of Vitamins

- Pp. 214-260 (47)
Nagendra Nath Yadav, Archana Pareek*, Sonam Tashi Khom
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Enzymes (Biocatalyst)

- Pp. 261-284 (24)
Nagendra Nath Yadav*, Archana Pareek, Kamlesh Singh Yadav
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- Pp. 285-322 (38)
Nagendra Nath Yadav*, Archana Pareek
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Fundamentals of Thermodynamics: Principle Applicable To Biological Processes

- Pp. 323-360 (38)
Nene Takio*, Pratibha Yadav, Anindita Hazarika
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Bioenergetics, Metabolism of Biomolecules, Photosynthesis and Respiration, Transcription and Translation, Recombinant DNA Technology

- Pp. 361-410 (50)
Saroj Yadav*, Kamlesh Singh Yadav, Pratibha Yadav
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Subject Index

- Pp. 411-418 (8)

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