eBook Bioenergetics, 4th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0123884314
  • ISBN-13: 9780123884312
  • DDC: 572.43
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 434 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

Extensively revised, the fourth edition of this highly successful book takes into account the many newly determined protein structures that provide molecular insight into chemiosmotic energy transduction, as well as reviewing the explosive advances in ’mitochondrial physiology’-the role of the mitochondria in the life and death of the cell. Covering mitochondria, bacteria and chloroplasts, the fourth edition of Bioenergetics provides a clear and comprehensive account of the chemiosmotic theory and its many applications. The figures have been carefully designed to be memorable and to convey the key functional and mechanistic information. Written for students and researchers alike, Bioenergetics is the most well-known, current and respected text on chemiosmotic theory and membrane bioenergetics available.Chapters are now divided between three interlocking sections: basic principles, structures and mechanisms, and mitochondrial physiology. Covers new advances in the structure and mechanism of key bioenergetic proteins, including complex I of the respiratory chain and transport proteins. Details cellular bioenergetics, mitochondrial cell biology and signal transduction, and the roles of mitochondria in physiology, disease and aging. Offers readers clear, visual representation of structural concepts through full colour figures throughout the book.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Glossary.
1: Introduction to Part 1.
2: Chemiosmotic Energy Transduction.
3: Ion Transport across Energy-Conserving Membranes.
4: Quantitative Bioenergetics: The Measurement of Driving Forces.
5: The Chemiosmotic Proton Circuit in Isolated Organelles: Theory and Practice.
6: Introduction to Part 2.
7: Respiratory Chains.
8: Photosynthetic Generators of Protonmotive Force.
9: ATP Synthases and Bacterial Flagella Rotary Motors.
10: Transporters: Structure and Mechanism.
11: Introduction to Part 3.
12: Cellular Bioenergetics.
13: The Cell Biology of the Mitochondrion.
14: Signalling between the Mitochondrion and the Cell.
15: Mitochondria in Physiology and Pathology.
References.
Index.