1st Edition

Biomolecules Chemistry of Living System

By V.K. Ahluwalia Copyright 2025
    450 Pages
    by CRC Press

    Biomolecules, also known as molecules of life, are essential for sustaining life processes. This book presents a study of these crucial biological substances to explore their function, structure, biological role, and synthesis. It also expands upon the various types of biomolecules and discusses their individual characteristics.

    The subject matter of this book also covers:

    • Mucopolysaccharides
    • Tertiary Structure of Proteins
    • Caffeine
    • Mechanism of Enzyme Action
    • Biosythesis of Haemoglobin

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    1. Biomolecules

    2. Carbohydrates

    3. Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins

    4. Enzymes

    5. Vitamins

    6. Nucleic Acids

    7. Prostaglandins

    8. Lipids

    9. Steroids

    10. Terpenoids

    11. Alkaloids

    12. Porphyrins

    13. Some Miscellaneous Biomolecules

    14. Some Simple Biomolecules




    V.K. Ahluwalia is Professor (Retired) at Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi, India. He is also Visiting Professor at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Center for Biomedical Research, University of Delhi, India.