Fundamentals of Protein Structure and Function

Author: Engelbert Buxbaum
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387684808
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The textbook is clearly written, and is suitable for advanced students, e.g. during their master and PhD course time. It is very suited also for postdocs and young scientists as a textbook if they change fields in their research. The textbook represents a thorough and detailed description of the topics in each of the chapters. As the book selects very important topics of present fundamental research and relevant in medical biochemistry, it can supplement any of the text books in biochemistry and basic medicine already on the market. The textbook is clearly written, and is suitable for advanced students, e.g. during their master and PhD course time. It is very suited also for postdocs and young scientists as a textbook if they change fields in their research. The textbook represents a thorough and detailed description of the topics in each of the chapters. As the book selects very important topics of present fundamental research and relevant in medical biochemistry, it can supplement any of the text books in biochemistry and basic medicine already on the market.

Fundamentals of Biochemistry

Author: Donald Voet
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118918401
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Voet, Voet and Pratt’s Fundamentals of Biochemistry, 5th Edition addresses the enormous advances in biochemistry, particularly in the areas of structural biology and Bioinformatics, by providing a solid biochemical foundation that is rooted in chemistry to prepare students for the scientific challenges of the future. While continuing in its tradition of presenting complete and balanced coverage that is clearly written and relevant to human health and disease, Fundamentals of Biochemistry, 5e includes new pedagogy and enhanced visuals that provide a pathway for student learning.

Structural Bioinformatics

Author: Jenny Gu
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118210565
Format: PDF
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Structural Bioinformatics was the first major effort to showthe application of the principles and basic knowledge of the largerfield of bioinformatics to questions focusing on macromolecularstructure, such as the prediction of protein structure and howproteins carry out cellular functions, and how the application ofbioinformatics to these life science issues can improve healthcareby accelerating drug discovery and development. Designed primarilyas a reference, the first edition nevertheless saw widespread useas a textbook in graduate and undergraduate university coursesdealing with the theories and associated algorithms, resources, andtools used in the analysis, prediction, and theoreticalunderpinnings of DNA, RNA, and proteins. This new edition contains not only thorough updates of theadvances in structural bioinformatics since publication of thefirst edition, but also features eleven new chapters dealing withfrontier areas of high scientific impact, including: sampling andsearch techniques; use of mass spectrometry; genome functionalannotation; and much more. Offering detailed coverage for practitioners while remainingaccessible to the novice, Structural Bioinformatics, SecondEdition is a valuable resource and an excellent textbook for arange of readers in the bioinformatics and advanced biologyfields. Praise for the previous edition: "This book is a gold mine of fundamental and practicalinformation in an area not previously well represented in bookform." —Biochemistry and Molecular Education "... destined to become a classic reference work for workers atall levels in structural bioinformatics...recommended with greatenthusiasm for educators, researchers, and graduatestudents." —BAMBED "...a useful and timely summary of a rapidly expandingfield." —Nature Structural Biology "...a terrific job in this timely creation of a compilation ofarticles that appropriately addresses this issue." —Briefings in Bioinformatics

Fundamentals of Protein Biotechnology

Author: Stein
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780824783464
Format: PDF
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Fills a gap between the existing studies of proteins, which tend to be highly technical and geared toward the practicing protein chemist, and biochemistry textbooks, which focus on general principles. Scientists cover a dozen topics by presenting fundamental principles, an overview, and the practica

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Author: Gary Walsh
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111868575X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Pharmaceutical Biotechnology offers students taking Pharmacyand related Medical and Pharmaceutical courses a comprehensiveintroduction to the fast-moving area of biopharmaceuticals. With aparticular focus on the subject taken from a pharmaceuticalperspective, initial chapters offer a broad introduction to proteinscience and recombinant DNA technology- key areas that underpin thewhole subject. Subsequent chapters focus upon the development,production and analysis of these substances. Finally the book moveson to explore the science, biotechnology and medical applicationsof specific biotech products categories. These include not onlyprotein-based substances but also nucleic acid and cell-basedproducts. introduces essential principles underlining modernbiotechnology- recombinant DNA technology and protein science an invaluable introduction to this fast-moving subject aimedspecifically at pharmacy and medical students includes specific ‘product category chapters’focusing on the pharmaceutical, medical and therapeutic propertiesof numerous biopharmaceutical products. entire chapter devoted to the principles of genetic engineeringand how these drugs are developed. includes numerous relevant case studies to enhance studentunderstanding no prior knowledge of protein structure is assumed

Protein Bioinformatics

Author: M. Michael Gromiha
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0123884241
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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One of the most pressing tasks in biotechnology today is to unlock the function of each of the thousands of new genes identified every day. Scientists do this by analyzing and interpreting proteins, which are considered the task force of a gene. This single source reference covers all aspects of proteins, explaining fundamentals, synthesizing the latest literature, and demonstrating the most important bioinformatics tools available today for protein analysis, interpretation and prediction. Students and researchers of biotechnology, bioinformatics, proteomics, protein engineering, biophysics, computational biology, molecular modeling, and drug design will find this a ready reference for staying current and productive in this fast evolving interdisciplinary field. Explains all aspects of proteins including sequence and structure analysis, prediction of protein structures, protein folding, protein stability, and protein interactions Presents a cohesive and accessible overview of the field, using illustrations to explain key concepts and detailed exercises for students.

Introduction to Biomolecular Structure and Biophysics

Author: Gauri Misra
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9811049688
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This comprehensive book presents a modern concept in biophysics based on recently published research. It highlights various aspects of the biophysical fundamentals and techniques that are currently used to study different physical properties of biomolecules, and relates the biological phenomenon with the underlying physical concepts. The content is divided into nine chapters summarizing the structural details of proteins, including recently discovered novel folds, higher order structures of nucleic acids, as well as lipids and the physical forces governing the macromolecular interactions which are essential for the various biological processes. It also provides insights into the recent advances in biophysical techniques including Hydrogen Deuterium Exchange with Mass Spectrometry (HDX-MS), Small angle X-ray scattering (SAXS) and Cryo Electron Microscopy (cryo EM), supplemented with interesting experimental data. It is a valuable reference resource for anyone with a desire to gain a better understanding of the fundamentals of biophysical concepts and techniques of important biomolecules.

Fundamentals of Protein NMR Spectroscopy

Author: Gordon S. Rule
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402035004
Format: PDF
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NMR spectroscopy has proven to be a powerful technique to study the structure and dynamics of biological macromolecules. Fundamentals of Protein NMR Spectroscopy is a comprehensive textbook that guides the reader from a basic understanding of the phenomenological properties of magnetic resonance to the application and interpretation of modern multi-dimensional NMR experiments on 15N/13C-labeled proteins. Beginning with elementary quantum mechanics, a set of practical rules is presented and used to describe many commonly employed multi-dimensional, multi-nuclear NMR pulse sequences. A modular analysis of NMR pulse sequence building blocks also provides a basis for understanding and developing novel pulse programs. This text not only covers topics from chemical shift assignment to protein structure refinement, as well as the analysis of protein dynamics and chemical kinetics, but also provides a practical guide to many aspects of modern spectrometer hardware, sample preparation, experimental set-up, and data processing. End of chapter exercises are included to emphasize important concepts. Fundamentals of Protein NMR Spectroscopy not only offer students a systematic, in-depth, understanding of modern NMR spectroscopy and its application to biomolecular systems, but will also be a useful reference for the experienced investigator.

Fundamentals of Food Biotechnology

Author: Byong H. Lee
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118384954
Format: PDF, ePub
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Food biotechnology is the application of modern biotechnological techniques to the manufacture and processing of food, for example through fermentation of food (which is the oldest biotechnological process) and food additives, as well as plant and animal cell cultures. New developments in fermentation and enzyme technological processes, molecular thermodynamics, genetic engineering, protein engineering, metabolic engineering, bioengineering, and processes involving monoclonal antibodies, nanobiotechnology and quorum sensing have introduced exciting new dimensions to food biotechnology, a burgeoning field that transcends many scientific disciplines. Fundamentals of Food Biotechnology, 2nd edition is based on the author's 25 years of experience teaching on a food biotechnology course at McGill University in Canada. The book will appeal to professional food scientists as well as graduate and advanced undergraduate students by addressing the latest exciting food biotechnology research in areas such as genetically modified foods (GMOs), bioenergy, bioplastics, functional foods/nutraceuticals, nanobiotechnology, quorum sensing and quenching. In addition, cloning techniques for bacterial and yeast enzymes are included in a "New Trends and Tools" section and selected references, questions and answers appear at the end of each chapter. This new edition has been comprehensively rewritten and restructured to reflect the new technologies, products and trends that have emerged since the original book. Many new aspects highlight the short and longer term commercial potential of food biotechnology.

Nutrient Requirements of Fish and Shrimp

Author: National Research Council
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309216192
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Aquaculture now supplies half of the seafood and fisheries products consumed worldwide and is gaining international significance as a source of food and income. Future demands for seafood and fisheries products can only be met by expanded aquaculture production. Such production will likely become more intensive and will depend increasingly on nutritious and efficient aquaculture feeds containing ingredients from sustainable sources. To meet this challenge, Nutrient Requirements of Fish and Shrimp provides a comprehensive summary of current knowledge about nutrient requirements of fish and shrimp and supporting nutritional science. This edition incorporates new material and significant updates to information in the 1993 edition. It also examines the practical aspects of feeding of fish and shrimp. Nutrient Requirements of Fish and Shrimp will be a key resource for everyone involved in aquaculture and for others responsible for the feeding and care of fish and shrimp. It will also aid scientists in developing new and improved approaches to satisfy the demands of the growing aquaculture industry.