Biochemistry The Chemical Reactions of Living Cells (volume1)
- List Price: $135.00
- Binding: Hardcover
- Edition: 2
- Publisher: Academic Pr
- Publish date: 03/01/2001
This second edition of the 1978 biochemistry textbook is strong on chemistry and contains more than 1,000 pages organized in 32 chapters (twice the number of the first edition) that are thoroughly referenced. Many interesting boxes address topics such as "in the beginning" (about how life began), "inherited metabolic diseases, " and "the Nobel prizes."
This scholarly, didactic book succeeds in placing biochemistry within the context of biology, and incorporates microbiology and immunology with flair. In addition to being a well-integrated, up-to-date, and reliable text, it is also a reference for basic chemistry and underlying biological phenomena. The author's approach to the subject is appealing and, while technically correct, his presentation is far from dry.