In this text, the author, a Nobel Prize-winning scientist, muses on various aspects of biochemistry, explaining the chemical basis for many biological phenomena.... Emil Fischer compared this specificity to the fit of lock (enzyme) and key ( substrate), a concept or metaphor that has stood the test of time. ... Both are mechanistic chemical questions. ... To take a simple example, can we rationalize why glucose and no other *A biochemistry text by White, Handler, and Smith (4th ed., Newanbsp;...
|Title||:||Blondes in Venetian Paintings, the Nine-Banded Armadillo, and Other Essays in Biochemistry|
|Publisher||:||Yale University Press - 1997-02-01|