By Guoyao Wu
Amino acid biochemistry and meals spans a vast variety of fields together with biochemistry, metabolism, body structure, immunology, copy, pathology, and phone biology. within the final half-century, there were many conceptual and technical developments, from research of amino acids by means of high-performance liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry to molecular cloning of transporters for amino acids and small peptides. Amino Acids: Biochemistry and Nutrition provides entire insurance of those clinical advancements, offering an invaluable reference for college students and researchers in either biomedicine and agriculture.
The textual content starts with the discoveries and easy strategies of amino acids, peptides, and proteins, after which strikes to protein digestion and absorption of peptides and amino acids. extra chapters disguise cell-, tissue-, and species-specific synthesis and catabolism of amino acids and similar nitrogenous elements, in addition to using isotopes to review amino acid metabolism in cells and the physique. The booklet additionally information protein synthesis and degradation, rules of amino acid metabolism, physiological features of amino acids, and inborn blunders of amino acid metabolism. the ultimate bankruptcy discusses nutritional specifications of amino acids by way of people and different animals.
While emphasizing easy rules and classical thoughts of amino acid biochemistry and foodstuff, the writer comprises fresh development within the box. This booklet additionally offers concise insurance of significant old advancements of the clinical self-discipline, in order that readers will have fun with the previous, comprehend the present kingdom of the information, and discover the way forward for the sector. each one bankruptcy includes decide on references to supply entire stories and unique experimental information at the themes discussed.
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