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Basic biochemistry

Pastrana, L. and Jauregi, P. (2017) Basic biochemistry. In: Pandey , A. and Teixeira , J. (eds.) Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Foundations of Biotechnology and Bioengineering. Elsevier, Amsterdam , pp. 33-58. ISBN 9780444636683

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-444-63668-3.00002-0


In this chapter the main biological molecules are introduced, such as proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids, including their chemical structures, properties, and importance in biotechnological and bioengineering developments such as genetic engineering and bioprocesses. In addition, advances in areas such as proteomics and genetic engineering and their relevance to the discovery of new drugs and treatment of diseases are discussed.

Item Type:Book or Report Section
Divisions:Life Sciences > School of Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy > Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences > Food Research Group
ID Code:70694

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