Biomolecules are molecules that are involved in the maintenance and metabolic processes of all living organisms. Ideal for graduate students and researchers, Chemistry of Biomolecules offers extensive coverage of important biomolecules from an organic chemistry point of view. The esteemed author discusses carbohydrates, amino acids, peptides, proteins, enzymes, pyrimidines, purines, nucleic acids, terpenoids, and lipids. He describes the various topics in simple, lucid language and explains the mechanisms of the reactions wherever required.
Carbohydrates. Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins. Enzymes. Pyrimidines, Purines and Nucleic Acids. Terpenoids. Lipids-Oils and Fats. Index.
For more than 37 years, S.P. Bhutani has taught organic chemistry at Rajdhani College, University of Delhi. He received the Prof. R.P. Mitra Gold Medal in M.Sc. from the University of Delhi and earned his Ph.D. on the chemistry of natural products from there as well.