Chemistry of Biomolecules

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Biomolecules are molecules that are involved in the maintenance and metabolic processes of all living organisms. Ideal for graduate students and researchers, Chemistry of Biomolecules offers extensive coverage of important biomolecules from an organic chemistry point of view. The esteemed author discusses carbohydrates, amino acids, peptides, proteins, enzymes, pyrimidines, purines, nucleic acids, terpenoids, and lipids. He describes the various topics in simple, lucid language and explains the mechanisms of the reactions wherever required.