BIOS Instant Notes in Chemistry for Biologists

Author: Julie Fisher,John Arnold

Publisher: Garland Science

ISBN: 9780203426678

Category: Science

Page: 288

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Instant Notes in Chemistry for Biologists is a concise book for undergraduates who have a limited background in chemistry. This book covers the main concepts in chemistry, provides simple explanations of chemical terminology, and illustrates underlying principles and phenomena in the life sciences with clear biological examples. Building on the success of the first edition, the second edition has been fully revised and updated and comprises new sections on water as a biological solvent, inorganic molecules and biological macromolecules.

Chemistry for Biologists

Author: Julie Fisher,John Arnold

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780415680035

Category: Science

Page: 320

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"Knowledge you need in an instant! BIOS Instant Notes in Chemistry for Biologists, Third Edition, is the perfect text for undergraduates looking for a concise introduction to the subject, or a study guide to use before examinations. Each topic begins with a summary of essential facts-an ideal revision checklist-followed by a description of the subject that focuses on core information, with clear, simple diagrams that are easy for students to understand and recall in essays and exams. BIOS Instant Notes in Chemistry for Biologists, Third Edition, is fully up-to-date and covers: The elements -- Chemical bonds and molecular shape -- Water- the biological solvent -- Carbon, the basis for life on Earth -- 3D-molecular structure of organic compounds -- Small inorganic molecules of biological importance -- Some metals in biology -- Molecular interactions -- Common reaction types of carbon based compounds -- Organic compounds by chemical class -- Aromatic compounds -- Chemical synthesis of biological molecules -- Important biological macromolecules by class -- Aqueous behaviour -- Elementary thermodynamics -- Kinetics -- Spectroscopy -- Appendix "--

Biochemistry

Author: B. D. Hames,N. M. Hooper

Publisher: Garland Science

ISBN: 9780415367783

Category: Medical

Page: 438

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A major update of the highly popular second edition, with changes in the content and organisation that reflect advances in the subject. As with the first two editions, the third edition of Instant Notes in Biochemistry provides the essential facts of biochemistry with detailed explanations and clear illustrations. It also includes new and expanded topics such as cytoskeleton, molecular motors, bioimaging, biomembranes, cell signaling, protein structure and enzymes regulation.

Chemistry for Biologists

Author: David Reed

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

ISBN: 9781408280829

Category: Science

Page: 496

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Written in a straightforward, accessible style, the book begins with an overview of basic chemical concepts. Building on these core principles, the reader is guided through subjects such as the structures and properties of organic molecules, equilibria, energetics, kinetics, biomolecules, reaction mechanisms, metabolism and structural methods. The relevance of each chemical concept to the study of biology is clearly explained at every stage, enabling students to develop a deep appreciation of the chemistry that underpins their chosen subject, and become confident in applying this knowledge to their own studies. Numerous boxed features highlight key ideas and explore more advanced concepts. For biology and biosciences undergraduates with little background in chemistry who need to bring their skills up to scratch quickly, and any students who wish to develop their confidence in chemistry to take their studies further, this book will be an invaluable resource.

Instant Notes in Organic Chemistry

Author: Graham Patrick

Publisher: Garland Science

ISBN: 1135321248

Category: Science

Page: 328

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Instant Notes in Organic Chemistry, Second Edition, is the perfect text for undergraduates looking for a concise introduction to the subject, or a study guide to use before examinations. Each topic begins with a summary of essential facts?an ideal revision checklist?followed by a description of the subject that focuses on core information, with clear, simple diagrams that are easy for students to understand and recall in essays and exams.

BIOS Instant Notes in Biochemistry

Author: David Hames,Nigel Hooper

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136667865

Category: Science

Page: N.A

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BIOS Instant Notes in Biochemistry, Fourth Edition, is the perfect text for undergraduates looking for a concise introduction to the subject, or a study guide to use before examinations. Each topic begins with a summary of essential facts-an ideal revision checklist-followed by a description of the subject that focuses on core information, with clear, simple diagrams that are easy for students to understand and recall in essays and exams. BIOS Instant Notes in Biochemistry, Fourth Edition, is fully up-to-date and covers: Cells Amino acids and proteins Studying proteins Enzymes Membranes and cell signalling DNA structure and replication RNA synthesis and processing Protein synthesis Recombinant DNA technology Carbohydrate metabolism Lipid metabolism Respiration and energy Nitrogen metabolism

BIOS Instant Notes in Microbiology

Author: Simon Baker,Jane Nicklin,Caroline Griffiths

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136667792

Category: Science

Page: N.A

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BIOS Instant Notes in Microbiology, Fourth Edition, is the perfect text for undergraduates looking for a concise introduction to the subject, or a study guide to use before examinations. Each topic begins with a summary of essential facts-an ideal revision checklist-followed by a description of the subject that focuses on core information, with clear, simple diagrams that are easy for students to understand and recall in essays and exams. ? BIOS Instant Notes in Microbiology, Fourth Edition, is fully up-to-date and covers: The Microbial World Systematics Microbiology Microbial Growth Microbial Metabolism Prokaryotic DNA and RNA Metabolism Industrial Microbiology Eukaryotic Microbes: An Overview The Fungi and Related Phyla Archaeplastida, Excavata, Chromalveolata and Amoebozoa The Viruses

Instant Notes Animal Biology

Author: Richard David Jurd

Publisher: Garland Science

ISBN: 9781859963258

Category: Science

Page: 300

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This is a student-friendly compendium of the essentials of animal biology, including the Animal Kingdom, comparative physiology, reproductive physiology and developmental biology.

BIOS Instant Notes in Neuroscience

Author: Alan Longstaff

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136667652

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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BIOS Instant Notes in Neuroscience, Third Edition, is the perfect text for undergraduates looking for a concise introduction to the subject, or a study guide to use before examinations. Each topic begins with a summary of essential facts-an ideal revision checklist-followed by a description of the subject that focuses on core information, with clear, simple diagrams that are easy for students to understand and recall in essays and exams. ? BIOS Instant Notes in Neuroscience, Third Edition, is fully up-to-date and covers: Organization of the Nervous System Neuron Excitation Synapses Neurotransmitters Elements of Neural Computing Somatosensory Systems Vision Hearing Smell and Taste Motor Function: Spinal Cord and Brainstem Movement: Cortex, Cerebellum and Basal Ganglia Neuroendocrinology and Autonomic Functions Brain and Behaviour Learning and Memory Neuroscience Methods

BIOS Instant Notes in Physical Chemistry

Author: Gavin Whittaker,Andy Mount,Matthew Heal

Publisher: Garland Science

ISBN: 0203009924

Category: Science

Page: 296

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Instant Notes in Physical Chemistry introduces the various aspects of physical chemistry in an order that gives the opportunity for continuous reading from front to back. The background to a range of important techniques is in incorporated to reflect the wide application of the subject matter. This book provides the key to the understanding and learning of physical chemistry.

Instant Notes in Genetics

Author: Hugh Fletcher,Ivor Hickey,Paul Winter

Publisher: Garland Science

ISBN: 1134184557

Category: Science

Page: 384

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The third edition of Instant Notes in Genetics focuses on the core concepts of human and molecular genetics. There is an increased emphasis on genomics, reflected in new material and the reorganisation of the contents - there is a section on Genomes that includes material on the completed genome projects. There is also more detail on human evolution.

Instant Notes in Molecular Biology

Author: P. C. Turner

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780387915227

Category: Molecular biology

Page: 307

View: 8945

Providing researchers and students with easy access to the key facts in a format specially designed for ease of use and rapid revision, this book in the acclaimed "Instant Notes" series covers studying cells and macromolecules, protein structure, nucleic acids composition properties and structures, and gene manipulation, and bacteriophage and viruses, tumor viruses and oncogenes, and applications. 220 illus.

BIOS Instant Notes in Bioinformatics

Author: Charlie Hodgman,Andrew French,David Westhead

Publisher: Garland Science

ISBN: 0203967240

Category: Science

Page: 300

View: 8833

The second edition of Instant Notes in Bioinformatics introduced the readers to the themes and terminology of bioinformatics. It is divided into three parts: the first being an introduction to bioinformatics in biology; the second covering the physical, mathematical, statistical and computational basis of bioinformatics, using biological examples wherever possible; the third describing applications, giving specific detail and including data standards. The applications covered are sequence analysis and annotation, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolite study, supramolecular organization, systems biology and the integration of-omic data, physiology, image analysis, and text analysis.

Instant Notes in Immunology

Author: Peter M. Lydyard,Alex Whelan,Michael W. Fanger

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781859960776

Category: Immunity

Page: 318

View: 310

Instant Notes in Immunology provides concise yet comprehensive coverage of immunology at an undergraduate level, providing easy access to the core information in the field. The book covers all the important areas of immunology in a format which is ideal for learning and rapid revision.

Medical Microbiology

Author: William L. Irving,Dlawer A. A. Ala'Aldeen,Tim Boswell

Publisher: Garland Science

ISBN: 9781859962541

Category: Medical

Page: 350

View: 8495

Instant Notes in Medical Microbiology covers medical microbiology from the molecular biology of infectious agents right through to the clinical management of the infected patient, including disease pathogenesis, diagnosis, and the use of antimicrobial therapy. The first section covers how micro-organisms spread and cause disease in humans, and how the human body responds to infection in general. The next three sections give a broad outline of the important properties of human infectious pathogens; split into viruses, bacteria, and eukaryotic organisms. The final sections cover laboratory diagnosis, antimicrobial chemotherapy, prevention strategies, and infection from the point of view of the patient.

Protein Crystallography in Drug Discovery

Author: Robert E. Babine,Sherin S. Abdel-Meguid

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527606351

Category: Science

Page: 278

View: 7977

The rational, structure-based approach has become standard in present-day drug design. As a consequence, the availability of high-resolution structures of target proteins is more often than not the basis for an entire drug development program. Protein structures suited for rational drug design are almost exclusively derived from crystallographic studies, and drug developers are relying heavily on the power of this method. Here, researchers from leading pharmaceutical companies present valuable first-hand information, much of it published for the first time. They discuss strategies to derive high-resolution structures for such important target protein classes as kinases or proteases, as well as selected examples of successful protein crystallographic studies. A special section on recent methodological developments, such as for high-throughput crystallography and microcrystallization, is also included. A valuable companion for crystallographers involved in protein structure determination as well as drug developers pursuing the structure-based approach for use in their daily work.

Chemistry for the Biosciences

The Essential Concepts

Author: Jonathan Crowe,Tony Bradshaw

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199662886

Category: Science

Page: 704

View: 7265

Chemistry pervades our life. It moulds our climate, fuels our transport, gives food its taste and smell. Most of all, chemistry powers life itself. Chemistry for the Biosciences leads students through the essential concepts of chemistry that are central to understanding biological systems, using everyday examples and analogies to help them get to grips with the subject. With an emphasis on clear, straightforward explanations, it features biological examples throughout to illustrate just how integral chemistry is to the biosciences. With topics drawn from organic, physical and inorganic chemistry, students will encounter a broad range of essential concepts to master. Chemistry for the Biosciences includes many learning features - both in print and online - to help students grasp these concepts as quickly and thoroughly as possible. From the self-check questions throughout each chapter to help consolidate learning, to the Chemical Toolkits and Maths Tools that help students explore terminology, methods, and numerical skills that may be unfamiliar, the book is written to be a true course companion for students on biological and biomedical science degrees - one that will help them not only remember the essentials, but really understand them, setting students up for success in their later studies.

Instant Notes in Ecology

Author: Aulay Mackenzie,A. S. Ball,Sonia R. Virdee

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781859961612

Category: Ecology

Page: 321

View: 8169

Instant Notes in Ecology provides concise yet comprehensive coverage of ecology at an undergraduate level, providing easy access to the core information in the field. The book covers all the important areas of ecology in a format which is ideal for learning and rapid revision.