Fundamentals of Biochemical Calculations, Second Edition demystifies the fundamental calculations used in modern biochemistry, cell biology, and allied biomedical sciences. The book encouragesbothundergraduates and scientists to develop an understanding of the processes involved in performing biochemical calculations, rather than rely on mem
Preface. Introduction. The Ratio Method. How To Use This Book. Units and Amounts. Preparation of Solutions and Dilutions. Molecular Ratios and Stoichiometry. Acids, Bases, and Buffers. Polarimetry. Enzyme Amounts. Enzyme Kinetics. Colorimetry and Spectrophotometry. Lipid Analysis. Tissue and Fluid Content. Practical Calculations. DNA and Molecular Biology. Pharmaceutical Calculations. Appendix 1: Units and their Conversions. Suggested Reading and Bibliography. Index.