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01) 23Aug2010 - Biochemistry - The study of biochemistry...

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Biochemistry - The study of biochemistry shows how the collections of inanimate molecules that constitute living organisms interact to maintain and perpetuate life animated solely by the physical and chemical laws that govern the nonliving universe
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Biochemistry Chemicals derived from living organisms Chemical reactions in water Chemical structures with chirality Nomenclature Weights and measures
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LEHNINGER PRINCIPLES OF BIOCHEMISTRY Fifth Edition David L. Nelson and Michael M. Cox © 2008 W. H. Freeman and Company
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What are these distinguishing features of living organisms? A high degree of chemical complexity and microscopic organization. Systems for extracting, transforming, and using energy from the environment Defined functions for each of an organism’s components and regulated interactions among them. Mechanisms for sensing and responding to alterations in their surroundings A capacity for precise self-replication and self-assembly
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The internal volume enclosed by the plasma membrane, the cytoplasm is composed of an aqueous solution, the
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This note was uploaded on 09/18/2011 for the course CHEM 3510 taught by Professor Mueser during the Spring '10 term at Toledo.

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