Biochemistry: The Molecular Basis of Life

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Biochemistry: The Molecular Basis of Life, Fourth Edition, is the ideal text for students who do not specialize in biochemistry but require a strong grasp of essential biochemical principles for their future careers.

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NEW TO THE FOURTH EDITION:

* Increased relevance: Features brand-new "Biochemistry in Perspective" essays that show students how biochemical principles will be applied in their future scientific careers

* Enhanced problem-solving: Includes twice as many problems as the previous edition, spanning a wider range of difficulty and equipping students with stronger skills in critical thinking

* Greater currency: Covers the latest scholarship on such topics as macromolecular crowding, systems biology, and protein-folding diseases, to keep students up to date and poised for further study

* Improved illustrations: Includes more than sixty new figures to better help students visualize complex biochemical processes and understand the impact of these processes on the living state

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES TO AID YOU IN YOUR COURSE:

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Contains a wide range of interactive study aids for students and password-protected assessment resources for instructors

Student Resources
* Multiple-choice quizzes that comprise over 600 questions to help students ace their exams
* Over 300 interactive 3-D models of molecules in tutorial and quiz format, to help students identify important biomolecules and grasp their basic structural principles

Instructor Resources (available to adopters of the text and password-protected)
* All illustrations from the text available in electronic format for download into lecture presentations
* Comprehensive Test Bank that includes over 700 questions in editable Word files for easy customization (available only on the Instructor's Resource CD-ROM: contact your Oxford University Press sales representative for details)
* All "Biochemistry in Perspective" essays from the text, including favorites from past editions

Student Study Guide and Solutions Manual (ISBN 9780195342925)
Provides solutions to all of the exercises not included in the back of the book, as well as helpful study tips and further explanations of key concepts

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About the Author:

Trudy McKee is Professor Emeritus at Thomas Jefferson University. James R. McKee is an Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of the Sciences.

Review:

"This is an excellent text for a one-semester biochemistry course. I'm delighted and thrilled by this revision and its coverage of genomics, proteomics, and macromolecular crowding. The illustrations are very good at helping students grasp key themes, the boxes provide necessary depth, and the end-of-chapter questions are admirable in solidifying concepts. I highly recommend this text." --Holly Huffman, Arizona State University

"The writing in McKee is clear, concise and easy to follow for the non-expert. The text does an excellent job in offering an up-to-date view of biochemistry, and the balance between chemistry and biology is especially good." --Andrew Shiemke, West Virginia University

"The language and writing style are excellent and exceed those of other survey texts. The end-of-chapter exercises are also nicely orchestrated, beginning with relatively simple problems, gradually escalating to more challenging exercises. The authors offer an excellent balance between Chemistry and Biology. In this respect, it is superior to other survey texts. It is not simply a text on molecular biology, but is also one that offers a chemical basis." --Anthony Toste, Missouri State University

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