Biochemistry for the Pharmaceutical Sciences is a concise, practical resource for pharmacy students to apply and expand their understanding of biochemistry as it relates to pharmacy practice. With pedagogical features designed to make complex concepts comprehensible, this text presents biochemistry in a clear and comprehensible format with a pharmaceutical focus. Real-world applications of scientific principles allow students to better comprehend and appreciate how biochemistry will impact their professional practice.
• Learning Objectives
• Glossary of Key Terms
• Clinical Application Boxes
• Discussion Questions
Includes over 400 figures and tables to help students formulate an understanding of the mathematical, chemical, and biological concepts.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Biochemical Thermodynamics
Chapter 2 Carbohydrates
Chapter 3 Amino Acids and Proteins
Chapter 4 Nucleic Acids
Chapter 5 Lipids and Biomembranes
Chapter 6 Enzyme Mechanisms and Regulation
Chapter 7 Models for Enzyme Kinetics
Chapter 8 Basic Concepts in Metabolism
Chapter 9 Major Pathways of Carbohydrate Metabolism
Chapter 10 Mitochondria and the Citric Acid Cycle
Chapter 11 Respiratory Complexes and ATP Synthesis
Chapter 12 Other Pathways of Carbohydrate Metabolism
Chapter 13 Lipid Metabolism
Chapter 14 Amino Acid Metabolism
Chapter 15 Nucleotide Metabolism
Chapter 16 Synthesis of DNA, RNA, and Proteins
About the Author
Charles P. Woodbury Jr., PhD-Emeritus Associate Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy, University of Illinois at Chicago
Charles P. Woodbury, Jr., Ph.D currently holds the position of Emeritus Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmacognosy at the University of Illinois at Chicago and has held the positions of Assistant Department Head; Assistant Professor with Joint Appointment, Center for Genetics; and Research Associate while at the University. He received a BS in Chemistry from the University of Washington, and a PhD in Physical Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin with a Postdoctoral in Molecular Biology from the University of Oregon.
Dr. Woodbury is a member of the American Chemical Society, Biophysical Society, Sigma Xi, and American Association for the Advancement of Science. Dr. Woodbury has the honors of Emeritus Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmacognosy; Elected to Rho Chi (Pharmacy Honor Society),Visiting Professor, PMA Coordinated Program for Pharmacy Faculty, (Pfizer Central Research); and NIH Postdoctoral Fellow.
Dr. Woodbury has received grants for numerous research projects and has published over three dozen related research publications and books and has presented his research at industry events. He is involved in professional service and acts as a referee for Biophysical Journal, Journal of Chromatographic Science, Biochemistry, Nucleic Acids Research, Biotechnology Progress, Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, and is a reviewer for Petroleum Research Fund Grant Applications as well as the National Science Foundation.
Dr. Woodbury also holds a patent: "Molecular Diversity Screening Device and Method", D.L. Venton, C.P. Woodbury, and R.B. van Breemen (US patent no. 5,872,015; issued 1999.)