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physiology of the amino acids. by Frank P. Underhill

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Published by Yale Univ. Press in New Haven .
Written in English


  • Amino acids,
  • Proteins

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination[x], 169 p. pl., table, diag.
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23325465M

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  Amino acids, Proteins, Biochemistry Publisher New Haven, Yale University Press; [etc., etc.] Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Harvard University Language English. This book presents a comprehensive overview of the roles of ᴅ-amino acids and latest research findings, to reveal their fascinating aspects and to facilitate better understanding of their important roles in physiology and diseases. It also provides useful hints for the development of drugs and. The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins. The sequence of amino acids in individual proteins is encoded in the DNA of the cell. The physical and chemical properties of the 20 different naturally occurring amino acids dictate the shape of the protein and its interactions with its environment.

Biochemistry of the Amino Acids, Second Edition, Volume II focuses on the trends in research on amino acids and biochemistry. Given considerations are incorporation of amino acids into proteins, amino acid sequences, and discovery of amino acids. The first part of the book deals with intermediary metabolism of amino acids. Proteins are absorbed in the form of amino acids by the enterocytes. Amino acids contain a nitrogen group, and a two-carbon skeleton called 2–oxoacid. Metabolism of amino acids generates ammonium, which is a toxic molecule, especially for the CNS. Ammonium can be metabolized in the liver for excretion, into the ornithine (urea) cycle. Amino acid metabolism occurs into two kinds of chemical . Archive of all online content. January July s; s; s; s; s; s; s; s; s; sCited by: The aim of this book is to present in a single volume an up to date account of the manufacture of Fine Chemicals, Vitamins, Amino Acids and Proteins. The book includes several new information which comprise important threads in the industrial total fabric. This book contains the constitution and synthesis of the Amino.

The book will be of great use as a work of reference by research workers, and also to all advanced students of biochemistry and physiology. The Biochemistry of the Amino Acids.   We have followed the amino acids from their entrance into the alimentary tract in the form of food proteins through the successive steps of digestion, absorption into the blood stream and passage from the blood stream into the tissues, where they are concentrated by some unknown mechanism to many times their concentration in the blood plasma. We have seen something of the Cited by: Urea Cycle. The urea cycle is a set of biochemical reactions that produces urea from ammonium ions in order to prevent a toxic level of ammonium in the body. It occurs primarily in the liver and, to a lesser extent, in the kidney. Prior to the urea cycle, ammonium ions . The book also details protein synthesis and degradation, regulation of amino acid metabolism, physiological functions of amino acids, and inborn errors of amino acid metabolism. The final chapter discusses dietary requirements of amino acids by humans and other animals.