By David A Bender(auth.)
Amino Acid Metabolism, 3rd Edition covers all facets of the biochemistry and dietary biochemistry of the amino acids. beginning with an outline of nitrogen fixation and the incorporation of inorganic nitrogen into amino acids, the e-book then info different significant nitrogenous compounds in micro-organisms, vegetation and animals. Contents comprise a dialogue of the catabolism of amino acids and different nitrogenous compounds in animals, and the microbiological reactions taken with unencumber of nitrogen gasoline again into the ambience. Mammalian (mainly human) protein and amino acid requisites are thought of intimately, and the equipment which are used to figure out them.
Chapters contemplate person amino acids, grouped in keeping with their metabolic foundation, and discussing their biosynthesis (in vegetation and micro-organisms for people that are nutritional necessities for human beings), significant metabolic roles (mainly in human metabolism) and catabolism (again customarily in human metabolism). there's additionally dialogue of regulatory mechanisms for most of these metabolic pathways, and of metabolic and genetic ailments affecting the (human) metabolism of amino acids.
Throughout the e-book the emphasis is at the dietary significance of amino acids, integration and keep an eye on of metabolism and metabolic and different disturbances of relevance to human biochemistry and health.
- Completely revised version of this accomplished textual content overlaying the entire most up-to-date findings in amino acid metabolism research
- Written via an expert within the box
- Covers new advances in structural biology
- Clear illustrations of all buildings and metabolic pathways
- Full checklist of instructed additional examining for every bankruptcy and bibliography of papers mentioned within the text
Chapter 1 Nitrogen Metabolism (pages 1–65):
Chapter 2 Nitrogen stability and Protein Turnover – Protein and Amino Acids in Human nutrients (pages 67–104):
Chapter three The position of nutrition B6 in Amino Acid Metabolism (pages 105–128):
Chapter four Glycine, Serine and the One?Carbon Pool (pages 129–155):
Chapter five Amino Acids Synthesized from Glutamate: Glutamine, Proline, Ornithine, Citrulline and Arginine (pages 157–223):
Chapter 6 Amino Acids Synthesized from Aspartate: Lysine, Methionine (and Cysteine), Threonine and Isoleucine (pages 225–277):
Chapter 7 The Branched?Chain Amino Acids: Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine (pages 279–303):
Chapter eight Histidine (pages 305–322):
Chapter nine The fragrant Amino Acids: Phenylalanine, Tyrosine and Tryptophan (pages 323–376):