Basic Mathematics for Biochemists


Author: A. Cornish-Bowden
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401165238
Category: Mathematics
Page: 138
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Some teachers of biochemistry think it positively beneficial for students to struggle with difficult mathematics. I do not number myself among these people, although I have derived much personal pleasure from the study of mathematics and from applying it to problems that interest me in biochemistry. On the contrary, I think that students choose courses in biochemistry out of interest in biochemistry and that they should not be encumbered with more mathematics than is absolutely required for a proper understanding of biochemistry. This of course includes physical chemistry, because a biochemist ignorant of physical chemistry is no biochemist. I have been guided by these beliefs in writing this book. I have laid heavy emphasis on those topics, such as the use of logarithms, that play an important role in biochemistry and often cause problems in teaching; I have ignored others, such as trigonometry, that one can manage without. The proper treatment of statistics has been more difficult to decide. Although it clearly plays an important part in all experi mental sciences, it is usually preferable to treat it as a subject in its own right and not to try to incorporate it into a course of elementary mathematics. In this book, therefore, I have used a few examples from statistics to illustrate more general points, but I have not discussed it for its own sake.

Fundamentals of Enzyme Kinetics


Author: Athel Cornish-Bowden
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483161196
Category: Science
Page: 244
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Fundamentals of Enzyme Kinetics details the rate of reactions catalyzed by different enzymes and the effects of varying the conditions on them. The book includes the basic principles of chemical kinetics, especially the order of a reaction and its rate constraints. The text also gives an introduction to enzyme kinetics - the idea of an enzyme-substrate complex; the Michaelis-Menten equation; the steady state treatment; and the validity of its assumption. Practical considerations, the derivation of steady-state rate equations, inhibitors and activators, and two-substrate reactions are also explained. Problems after the end of each chapter have also been added, as well as their solutions at the end of the book, to test the readers' learning. The text is highly recommended for undergraduate students in biochemistry who wish to study about enzymes or focus completely on enzymology, as most of the mathematics used in this book, which have been explained in detail to remove most barriers of understanding, is elementary.

Basic Methods for the Biochemical Lab


Author: Martin Holtzhauer
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 354032786X
Category: Science
Page: 252
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This book presents proven lab procedures and practical hints for research in analytical and preparative biochemistry, and offers convenient key data in numerous tables. Coverage includes quantitative methods; electrophoresis; chromatographic protocols; immunochemical protocols; centrifugation; and radioactivity. In additional chapters, tables offer quick access to a broad array of useful information, including SI units conversion factors; detergent, protein and nucleotide data; and the basic principles of statistics and enzyme and receptor kinetics are reviewed. This first English-language edition of a successful German-language manual is a valuable resource for students and working professionals in biochemistry, biotechnology and biomedical laboratories.

Biochemical calculations

how to solve mathematical problems in general biochemistry
Author: Irwin H. Segel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: N.A
Category: Science
Page: 441
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"Uses mathematics to explore the properties and behavior of biological molecules"--Publisher's description.

Computational Analysis of Biochemical Systems

A Practical Guide for Biochemists and Molecular Biologists
Author: Eberhard O. Voit
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521785792
Category: Science
Page: 531
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Teaches the use of modern computational methods for the analysis of biomedical systems using case studies and accompanying software.

Human Physiology, Biochemistry and Basic Medicine


Author: Laurence A. Cole,Peter R. Kramer
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128037172
Category: Medical
Page: 248
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Human Physiology, Biochemistry and Basic Medicine is a unique perspective that draws together human biology, physiology, biochemistry, nutrition, and cell biology in one comprehensive volume. In this way, it is uniquely qualified to address the needs of the emerging field of humanology, a holistic approach to understanding the biology of humans and how they are distinguished from other animals. Coverage starts with human anatomy and physiology and the details of the workings of all parts of the male and female body. Next, coverage of human biochemistry and how sugars, fats, and amino acids are made and digested is discussed, as is human basic medicine, covering the science of diseases and human evolution and pseudo-evolution. The book concludes with coverage of basic human nutrition, diseases, and treatments, and contains broad coverage that will give the reader an understanding of the entire human picture. Covers the physiology, anatomy, nutrition, biochemistry and cell biology of humans, showing how they are distinguished from other animals Includes medical literature and internet references, example test questions, and a list of pertinent words at the end of each chapter Provides unique perspective into all aspects of what makes up and controls humans

Medical Biochemistry


Author: Gustavo Blanco,Antonio Blanco
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128035870
Category: Science
Page: 826
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Medical Biochemistry is supported by over forty years of teaching experience, providing coverage of basic biochemical concepts, including the structure and physical and chemical properties of hydrocarbons, lipids, proteins, and nucleotides in a straightforward and easy to comprehend language. The book develops these concepts into the more complex aspects of biochemistry using a systems approach, dedicating chapters to the integral study of biological phenomena, including particular aspects of metabolism in some organs and tissues, and the biochemical bases of endocrinology, immunity, vitamins, hemostasis, and apoptosis. Integrates basic biochemistry principles with molecular biology and molecular physiology Provides translational relevance to basic biochemical concepts though medical and physiological examples Utilizes a systems approach to understanding biological phenomena

Biochemistry Demystified


Author: Sharon Walker,David McMahon
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071643481
Category: Science
Page: 350
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Learn BIOCHEMISTRY without stressing out your brain CELLS Trying to understand the chemical processes of living organisms but having trouble metabolizing the complex concepts? Here's your lifeline! Biochemistry Demystified helps synthesize your understanding of this important topic. You'll start with a review of basic chemical concepts and a look at cell structures and cell division. Next, you'll study carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, nucleic acids, nucleotides, and enzymes. Glycolysis, the citric acid cycle, oxidative phosphorylation, and the control of chemical processes round out the coverage. Hundreds of examples and illustrations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter questions and a final exam help reinforce learning. This fast and easy guide offers: Numerous figures to illustrate key concepts Details on DNA and RNA Coverage of hormones and neurotransmitters A chapter on analytical techniques and bioinformatics A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Biochemistry Demystified is your key to mastering this vital life sciences subject.

A Manual for Biochemistry Protocols


Author: Markus R. Wenk,Aaron Zefrin Fernandis
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9812700668
Category: Science
Page: 127
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Biochemistry plays an important role in all areas of the biological and medical sciences. With most of the research or diagnosis involved in these areas being based on biochemically obtained observations, it is essential to have a profile of well standardized protocols.This manual is a basic guide for all students, researchers and experts in biochemistry, designed to help readers in directly starting off their experiments without prior knowledge of the protocol. The book dwells on the concepts used in designing the methodologies, thereby giving ample room for researchers to modify them according to their research requirements.

Basic Mathematics for Chemists


Author: Peter Tebbutt
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 9780471972846
Category: Mathematics
Page: 275
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This text provides a gentle introduction to the maths chemists need to know. Fully worked examples are contained within each chapter, with answers given at the end of the book.

Essential Biochemistry for Medicine


Author: Mitchell Fry
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119956463
Category: Science
Page: 326
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This text addresses the growing need for a new kind of textbook for medical and biomedical undergraduates that presents a fully integrated approach to biochemistry and medicine, rather than covering biochemistry on a topic by topic basis with a smattering of 'medical cases' to demonstrate relevance. The majority of pre-clinical medical students do not need a detailed biochemistry text book, but rather "biochemistry as a basis" or as an "add-on". The major challenge for them is to integrate biochemical knowledge, to clinical application in the understanding of the etiology of diseases, their diagnosis and treatment. Essential Biochemistry for Medicine is not intended to be an exhaustive, comprehensive reference; rather a concise, accessible guide that will help first year students, from a wide spectrum of backgrounds, gain a good basic understanding of the biochemistry behind common medical disorders. It integrates biochemistry with clinical applications and the understanding of the etiology of diseases, their diagnosis and treatment. Each chapter includes a concise and simple introduction to the relevant biochemistry and terminology to reinforce what biomedical students have covered, orientate them and encourage them to consider the medical context; whilst at the same time outlining the biochemistry in a simple, "must know" format, for medical students before directing them to the all important clinical considerations. Key Features: A fully integrated approach to give students a basic understanding of the biochemistry behind common medical disorders Concise, accessible and well-written with numerous clear illustrations in full colour throughout Uses 'FOCUS' sections to expand on certain areas such as diabetes, HIV and obesity Includes links and quick references for those wanting a broader knowledge of each topic

Mathematics for Chemistry and Physics


Author: George Turrell
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080511279
Category: Mathematics
Page: 424
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Chemistry and physics share a common mathematical foundation. From elementary calculus to vector analysis and group theory, Mathematics for Chemistry and Physics aims to provide a comprehensive reference for students and researchers pursuing these scientific fields. The book is based on the authors many classroom experience. Designed as a reference text, Mathematics for Chemistry and Physics will prove beneficial for students at all university levels in chemistry, physics, applied mathematics, and theoretical biology. Although this book is not computer-based, many references to current applications are included, providing the background to what goes on "behind the screen" in computer experiments.

Thermodynamics and kinetics for the biological sciences


Author: Gordon G. Hammes
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780471374916
Category: Science
Page: 163
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Gain a working knowledge of thermodynamics and kinetics with a minimum of mathematics-a guide for individuals in the biological sciences An understanding of thermodynamics and kinetics is essential for researchers investigating molecular phenomena in diverse disciplines, including bioorganic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, pharmaceuticals, and biology. The use of these physical chemistry tools in the biological sciences has exploded over the past fifteen years, but the majority of works on thermodynamics and kinetics require mathematical expertise beyond that of many researchers in the field. Presenting a highly accessible introduction to thermodynamics and kinetics, Thermodynamics and Kinetics for the Biological Sciences employs a minimum of mathematics, assuming only a basic calculus background, while treating a wide range of topics in a logical and easy-to-follow style. All principles and concepts are clearly illustrated through the use of relevant applications and examples from the biological sciences, and explanations are further enhanced with problems and up-to-date references. Written by a world-renowned authority on biochemical kinetics, this remarkable book also features an easy-to-understand statistical development of entropy and a more extensive coverage of chemical kinetics and ligand binding to macromolecules than is usually found in books of this kind. Readers will acquire a working knowledge of thermodynamics and kinetics that they can readily apply to biological systems and use for exploring the scientific literature.

The Chemistry Maths Book


Author: Erich Steiner
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199205356
Category: Mathematics
Page: 668
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The Chemistry Maths Book provides a complete course companion suitable for students at all levels. All the most useful and important topics are covered, with numerous examples of applications in chemistry and the physical sciences. Taking a clear, straightforward approach, the book develops ideas in a logical, coherent way, allowing students progressively to build a thorough working understanding of the subject. Topics are organized into three parts: algebra, calculus, differential equations, and expansions in series; vectors, determinants and matrices; and numerical analysis and statistics. The extensive use of examples illustrates every important concept and method in the text, and are used to demonstrate applications of the mathematics in chemistry and several basic concepts in physics. The exercises at the end of each chapter, are an essential element of the development of the subject, and have been designed to give students a working understanding of the material in the text. Online Resource Centre: The Online Resource Centre features the following resources: - Figures from the book in electronic format, ready to download - Full worked solutions to all end of chapter exercises

Netter's Essential Biochemistry


Author: Peter Ronner
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323388736
Category: Medical
Page: 560
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Concise writing, a focus on clinical applications, and superb illustrations make Netter’s Essential Biochemistry, by Peter Ronner, PhD, the perfect choice for a basic understanding of biochemistry.. A single expert voice, informed by the insights of a team of reviewers, provides continuity throughout the text, presenting essentials of biochemical principles step by step. Summary diagrams help you grasp key concepts quickly, and end-of-chapter questions reinforce key concepts. Provides a highly visual, reader-friendly approach to the challenging area of biochemistry. Integrates the clinical perspective throughout the text, giving context and meaning to biochemistry. Frames every chapter with helpful synopses and summaries, and ends each chapter with review questions that reinforce major themes. Illustrates key concepts with beautifully clear drawings and diagrams of biochemical processes which are supplemented with art from the renowned Netter collection, bridging basic sciences with clinical practice.

Construction Mathematics


Author: Surinder Virdi,Roy Baker,Narinder Kaur Virdi
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135055211
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 336
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Construction Mathematics is an introductory level mathematics text, written specifically for students of construction and related disciplines. Learn by tackling exercises based on real-life construction maths. Examples include: costing calculations, labour costs, cost of materials and setting out of building components. Suitable for beginners and easy to follow throughout. Learn the essential basic theory along with the practical necessities. The second edition of this popular textbook is fully updated to match new curricula, and expanded to include even more learning exercises. End of chapter exercises cover a range of theoretical as well as practical problems commonly found in construction practice, and three detailed assignments based on practical tasks give students the opportunity to apply all the knowledge they have gained. Construction Mathematics addresses all the mathematical requirements of Level 2 construction NVQs from City & Guilds/CITB and Edexcel courses, including the BTEC First Diploma in Construction. Additional coverage of the core unit Mathematics in Construction and the Built Environment from BTEC National Construction, Civil Engineering and Building Services courses makes this an essential revision aid for students who do not have Level 2 mathematics experience before commencing their BTEC National studies. This is also the ideal primer for any reader who wishes to refresh their mathematics knowledge before going into a construction HNC or BSc.

Essentials of Biochemistry (for Medical Students)


Author: Shivananda Nayak B
Publisher: Jaypee Brothers,Medical Publishers Pvt. Limited
ISBN: 9789350905241
Category: Medical
Page: 420
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The second edition of Essentials of Biochemistry has been fully updated to provide medical students with a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of biochemistry. This comprehensive manual covers a multitude of topics within biochemistry, with chapters dedicated to specific diseases such as AIDS and cancer. Each chapter begins with an introductory abstract and keywords, and ends with multiple choice questions and answers to assist learning and revision. Key points Thoroughly revised, new edition providing medical students with fundamentals of biochemistry Each chapter includes multiple choice questions and answers for revision Presents 290 images, illustrations, tables and flow charts Previous edition published in 2008

Algebraic and Discrete Mathematical Methods for Modern Biology


Author: Raina Robeva
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128012714
Category: Mathematics
Page: 382
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Written by experts in both mathematics and biology, Algebraic and Discrete Mathematical Methods for Modern Biology offers a bridge between math and biology, providing a framework for simulating, analyzing, predicting, and modulating the behavior of complex biological systems. Each chapter begins with a question from modern biology, followed by the description of certain mathematical methods and theory appropriate in the search of answers. Every topic provides a fast-track pathway through the problem by presenting the biological foundation, covering the relevant mathematical theory, and highlighting connections between them. Many of the projects and exercises embedded in each chapter utilize specialized software, providing students with much-needed familiarity and experience with computing applications, critical components of the "modern biology" skill set. This book is appropriate for mathematics courses such as finite mathematics, discrete structures, linear algebra, abstract/modern algebra, graph theory, probability, bioinformatics, statistics, biostatistics, and modeling, as well as for biology courses such as genetics, cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, ecology, and evolution. Examines significant questions in modern biology and their mathematical treatments Presents important mathematical concepts and tools in the context of essential biology Features material of interest to students in both mathematics and biology Presents chapters in modular format so coverage need not follow the Table of Contents Introduces projects appropriate for undergraduate research Utilizes freely accessible software for visualization, simulation, and analysis in modern biology Requires no calculus as a prerequisite Provides a complete Solutions Manual Features a companion website with supplementary resources

Basic Math for Process Control


Author: Bob Connell
Publisher: Isa
ISBN: 9781556178139
Category: Mathematics
Page: 176
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A practical tutorial on the mathematics essential to the process control field, written by an experienced process control engineer for practicing engineers and students. A quick-and-easy review of the mathematics common to the field, including chapters on frequency response analysis, transfer functions and block diagrams, and the Z-N approximation. A handy desk reference for process control engineers--a helpful aid to students in mathematics courses.

Physical Chemistry for the Biological Sciences


Author: Gordon G. Hammes
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470122021
Category: Medical
Page: 363
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Gain a practical, working knowledge of the physical chemistry essential for the biological sciences Physical Chemistry for the Biological Sciences is an excellent resource for biochemistry and biology/health science professionals and students who need a basic understanding of thermodynamics, kinetics, hydrodynamics of macromolecules, and spectroscopy in order to explore molecular structure and chemical reactions. Approachable, yet thorough, the book presents physical chemistry in conceptual terms with a minimum of mathematics. Providing the basic knowledge and tools that every biologist should have to understand the quantitative interpretation of biological phenomena, it covers: * Fundamentals of thermodynamics and chemical kinetics * Fundamentals of spectroscopy and structure determination * Ligand binding to macromolecules, hydrodynamics, and mass spectrometry All techniques and concepts are clearly illustrated with relevant applications and examples from the biological sciences. Problems at the end of each chapter reinforce the principles. This is a succinct reference for practitioners, including bioorganic chemists, medicinal chemists, biochemists, pharmaceutical chemists, biologists, and professionals in fields such as pharmaceuticals, agriculture, and biotechnology. It's also an excellent textbook for graduate and upper-level undergraduate students in biochemistry, biology, and related fields.