This book is a welcome source of information on this enzyme which is vitally important to many forms of life. Each chapter or section of each volume is not written primarily for those specializing in that narrow area, but rather to provide a coherent and integrated summary of that aspect got those working on other, quite different facets of the same enzyme.
1. Historical Background 2. Distribution and Biological Functions of Pyruvate Carboxylase in Nature 3. The Structure of Pyruvate Carboxylase 4. The Reaction Mechanism 5. Regulation of Enzymatic Activity 6. Disease States in Man and Other Vertebrates