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A Study of Enzymes: Enzyme Catalysts, Kinetics, and Substrate Binding

1st Edition

Stephen A. Kuby
March 31, 2020

First published in 1990, this comprehensive monograph consists of two parts: Volume I, entitled Enzyme Catalysis, Kinetics, and Substrate Binding; and Volume II, entitled Mechanism of Enzyme Action. Volume I focuses on several aspects of enzyme catalytic behavior, their steady-state and...

Dictionary of Carbohydrates

2nd Edition

Peter M. Collins
March 31, 2020

An easy-to-use reference source for all scientists working with carbohydrates, the Dictionary of Carbohydrates with CD-ROM, Second Edition builds on the success of its previous edition by providing a substantially increased number of compounds. The presentation is sharpened by a careful review of...

Metabolic Structure and Regulation: A Neoclassical Approach

1st Edition

Raymond S. Ochs
February 25, 2020

There is a renewed interest in the fundamentals of energy metabolism, yet most people base their understanding on the views of generalists expressed in elementary textbooks. New techniques that enable analysis of thousands of metabolites provide useful data, but do not themselves substitute for an...

Cancer and Vitamin C

1st Edition

Qi Chen, Margreet C M Vissers
February 10, 2020

Vitamin C may offer significant therapeutic benefits in the treatment of cancer. This book includes chapters by a group of leading scientific researchers documenting the ways cancer can be affected by high doses of ascorbate. After an initial chapter providing a historical perspective, subsequent...

Aquaporins in Health and Disease: New Molecular Targets for Drug Discovery

1st Edition

Graca Soveral, Soren Nielsen, Angela Casini
January 14, 2020

Since the discovery of Aquaporin-1 (AQP1) as a water channel, many studies have revealed the importance of aquaporins in mammalian physiology and pathophysiology as well as plant and microbial biology. The studies have also shown aquaporins as potential drug targets and targets for improving crop...

Spin-Label Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

1st Edition

Derek Marsh
December 19, 2019

Spin-label electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) spectroscopy is a versatile molecular probe method that finds wide application in molecular biophysics and structural biology. This book provides the first comprehensive summary of basic principles, spectroscopic properties, and use for studying...

Practical Fluorescence Spectroscopy

1st Edition

Zygmunt (Karol) Gryczynski, Ignacy Gryczynski
December 11, 2019

Presenting a detailed, hands-on approach to fluorescence spectroscopy, this book describes experiments that cover basic spectroscopy and advanced aspects of fluorescence spectroscopy. It emphasizes practical guidance, providing background on fundamental concepts as well as guidance on how to handle...

The Chemical Evolution of Phosphorus: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Astrobiology

1st Edition

Enrique Macia-Barber
December 05, 2019

Here is a fascinating reader-friendly exploration of “the phosphorus enigma.” The volume attempts to answer the questions: How did phosphorus atoms, which are produced inside the inner cores of a handful of huge stars, become concentrated in relatively high proportions in the organisms composing...

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Compendium

2nd Edition

Roger L. Lundblad
November 06, 2019

This book is an accessible resource offering practical information not found in more database-oriented resources. The first chapter lists acronyms with definitions, and a glossary of terms and subjects used in biochemistry, molecular biology, biotechnology, proteomics, genomics, and systems biology...

Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine: Research Advancements & Future Perspectives

1st Edition

Pradipta Ranjan Rauta, Yugal Kishore Mohanta, Debasis Nayak
October 25, 2019

Nanotechnology in biology and medicine: Research advancements & future perspectives is focused to provide an interdisciplinary, integrative overview on the developments made in nanotechnology till date along with the ongoing trends and the future prospects. It presents the basics, fundamental...

Biochemistry in the Lab: A Manual for Undergraduates

1st Edition

Benjamin F. Lasseter
October 22, 2019

Most lab manuals assume a high level of knowledge among biochemistry students, as well as a large amount of experience combining knowledge from separate scientific disciplines. Biochemistry in the Lab: A Manual for Undergraduates expects little more than basic chemistry. It explains procedures...

The Giant Vesicle Book

1st Edition

Rumiana Dimova, Carlos Marques
October 07, 2019

Giant vesicles are widely used as a model membrane system, both for basic biological systems and for their promising applications in the development of smart materials and cell mimetics, as well as in driving new technologies in synthetic biology and for the cosmetics and pharmaceutical industry....