Amino Acids: Biochemistry and Nutrition by Guoyao Wu

By Guoyao Wu

Amino acid biochemistry and food spans a vast diversity 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 through high-performance liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry to molecular cloning of transporters for amino acids and small peptides. Amino Acids: Biochemistry and Nutrition offers accomplished assurance of those clinical advancements, delivering an invaluable reference for college kids and researchers in either biomedicine and agriculture.

The textual content starts off with the discoveries and simple ideas of amino acids, peptides, and proteins, after which strikes to protein digestion and absorption of peptides and amino acids. extra chapters hide cell-, tissue-, and species-specific synthesis and catabolism of amino acids and similar nitrogenous ingredients, in addition to using isotopes to review amino acid metabolism in cells and the physique. The booklet additionally information protein synthesis and degradation, law 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 means of people and different animals.

While emphasizing simple ideas and classical techniques of amino acid biochemistry and nutrients, the writer comprises fresh development within the box. This booklet additionally offers concise assurance of significant ancient advancements of the clinical self-discipline, in order that readers will have fun with the earlier, comprehend the present nation of the information, and discover the way forward for the sector. every one bankruptcy comprises decide upon references to supply finished experiences and unique experimental info at the issues discussed.

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