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Fundamentals of Enzyme Kinetics, 4th Edition

Fundamentals of Enzyme Kinetics, 4th Edition

Athel Cornish-Bowden

ISBN: 978-3-527-66549-5

Feb 2013, Wiley-Blackwell

510 pages



Now in its fourth edition, this textbook is one of the few titles worldwide to cover enzyme kinetics in its entire scope and the only one to include its implications for bioinformatics and systems biology. Multi-enzyme complexes and cooperativity are therefore treated in more detail than in any other textbook on the market.
The respected and well known author is one of the most experienced researchers into the topic and writes with outstanding style and didactic clarity. As with the previous editions, he presents here steady-state kinetics and fast reactions, supplementing each chapter with problems and solutions. For the first time, this edition features a companion website providing all figures in colour
Basic Principles of Chemical Kinetics
Introduction to Enzyme Kinetics
"Alternative" Enzymes
Practical Aspects of Kinetics
Deriving Steady-state Rate Equations
Reversible Inhibition and Activation
Tight-binding and Irreversible Inhibitors
Reactions of More than One Substrate
Use of Isotopes for Studying Enzyme Mechanisms
Effect of pH on Enzyme Activity
Temperature Effects on Enzyme Activity
Regulation of Enzyme Activity
Multienzyme Systems
Fast Reactions
Estimation of Kinetic Constants
Standards for Reporting Enzymology Data
Solutions and Notes to Problems