Human Biochemistry and Disease

Human Biochemistry and Disease

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This textbook is specifically designed for upper-division undergraduate or graduate students in life science or pre-medical majors including dentistry or pharmacology, who are required to take a biochemistry or medical biochemistry course, but who are not necessarily biochemistry majors. The book adopts a unique approach to the topic compared with other biochemistry textbooks currently available, in that each biochemical subject is introduced by a human disease relating the biochemical principles to be developed in that chapter. The goal is to make biochemistry more meaningful to the student who is not normally shown the connection between biochemistry and medicine. * Includes an abundance of figures * Emphasizes human biochemistry * Introduces each chapter with a relevant disease or clinical relationshipB. (a) Stereo view of PK nucleotide binding site; key interacting residues are labeled and hydrogen bonds between ... C. Stereo diagram of a comparison between B. subtilis PK substrate-binding site (red throughout) with (a) sheep brain PKanbsp;...

Title:Human Biochemistry and Disease
Author:Gerald Litwack
Publisher:Academic Press - 2008-01-08


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