The account in this inaugural volume of the series covers the period 1900 to 1960, but also outlines the principal developments in earlier centuries from which biochemistry emerged. Findings are considered in the light of present knowledge, rather than in a rigid historical framework.
- Limba : Engleza
- Cuprins : Contents. Acknowledgements (M.G. Ord and L.A. Stocken). Chapter 1: Introduction. Chapter 2: Biochemistry Before 1900. The Analytical Basis of Biochemistry. Vitalism and the Cell Theory. The Acceptance of the Cell Theory and the Downfall of Vitalism: 1850:1897. From Physiological Chemistry to Biochemistry. Chapter 3: Early Metabolic Studies: Energy Needs and the Composition of the Diet. The Determination of Energy Needs. Dietary Requirements. Nutritional Deficiency Diseases and the Discovery of the Vitamins. Other Dietetically Important Factors. Growth Studies with Microorganisms. Metabolic Diseases. Genetic Diseases. Chapter 4: Carbohydrate Utilization: Glycolysis and Related Activities. Introduction. Development of Analytical Techniques. The Glycolytic Pathways. Glycogen Breakdown and Synthesis. Glycolysis and Muscle Contraction. Chapter 5: Aspects of Carbohydrate Oxidation, Electron Transfer, and Oxidative Phosphorylation. Measurement of Oxygen Uptake. The Cycle Concept. Some Steps in the Tricarboxy
- Data Publicarii : 28 Jun 1995
- Format : Hardback
- Numar pagini : 230
- ISBN : 9781559389600