Bacterial Cellular Metabolic Systems, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1908818204
  • ISBN-13: 9781908818201
  • DDC: 572.4
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 496 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The metabolic regulation of a cell system is of critical importance in systems biology, and a robust model of these mechanisms is essential in predicting the effects on the metabolism of both the culture environment and the knockout of specific genes. Bacterial cellular metabolic systems focuses on this highly topical subject in relation to culture environment and provides a detailed analysis from gene level to metabolic level regulation, as well as offering a discussion of the most recent modelling approaches. The book begins with an introduction to metabolic mechanisms and to the metabolic regulation of a cell, before moving on to discussing the action of global regulators in response to a specific culture environment. The second half of the book examines conventional flux balance analysis and its applications, 13C-metabolic flux analysis, and the effect of a specific gene knockout on the metabolism.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomedicine.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
1: Main Metabolism.
2: Brief Overview of Metabolic Regulation of a Bacterial Cell.
3: Metabolic Regulation by Global Regulators in Response to Culture Environment.
4: Conventional Flux Balance Analysis and Its Applications.
5: 13C-Metabolic Flux Analysis and Its Applications.
6: Effect of a Specific-Gene Knockout on Metabolism.