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Structure And Mechanism In Protein Science

Author : Alan Fersht
ISBN : 9789813225183
Genre : Science
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This book is a guide for advanced undergraduates, post-graduates and researchers to the fundamental principles in studying kinetics and mechanism of processes concerning proteins. It provides a rare broad overview that concentrates on fundamental principles and understanding underlying the physics and chemistry. It is a single author text by someone who has direct experience in all of the areas covered.

Textbook Of Drug Design And Discovery Third Edition

Author : Tommy Liljefors
ISBN : 9780203301371
Genre : Medical
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Building on the success of the previous editions, Textbook of Drug Design and Discovery has been thoroughly revised and updated to provide a complete source of information on all facets of drug design and discovery for students of chemistry, pharmacy, pharmacology, biochemistry, and medicine. The book follows drug design from the initial lead identification through optimization and structure-activity relationship with reference to the final processes of clinical evaluation and registration. Chapters investigate the design of enzyme inhibitors and drugs for particular cellular targets such as ion channels and receptors, and also explore specific classes of drug such as peptidomimetics, antivirals and anticancer agents. The use of gene technology in pharmaceutical research, computer modeling techniques, and combinatorial approaches are also included.

Recombinant Enzymes From Basic Science To Commercialization

Author : Azura Amid
ISBN : 9783319123974
Genre : Science
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This edited work presents studies that clarify the basics of producing recombinant enzymes that finally lead to commercialization. It enables researchers to see what is crucial to the commercialization process, from examining the cloning method, using analytical techniques such as calculating the total protein content and enzyme activity, through considering upstream and downstream processes, to the final product. Readers will discover the importance of the cloning method as it influences the upstream and downstream processes and determines the level of success of the recombinant enzyme commercialization processes. We see that the two main factors that are particularly sensitive during the cloning process are the vector and the host. A discussion of analytical techniques is presented followed by studies on important stages during the upstream processes including the process of optimizing the media to get results and high enzyme activity. Downstream processes such as the cell disruption technique, purification and formulation of the final product are then considered. The reader is introduced to software that helps streamline recombinant enzyme production from the upstream to downstream processes, to facilitate the process of up-scaling production. This work includes a case study as tool, to guide understanding of the commercialization process. The work is written for researchers in the field and is especially suited to those who are under pressure to embark on the tough process of commercialization.

Enzymes Catalysis Kinetics And Mechanisms

Author : N.S. Punekar
ISBN : 9789811307850
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This enzymology textbook for graduate and advanced undergraduate students covers the syllabi of most universities where this subject is regularly taught. It focuses on the synchrony between the two broad mechanistic facets of enzymology: the chemical and the kinetic, and also highlights the synergy between enzyme structure and mechanism. Designed for self-study, it explains how to plan enzyme experiments and subsequently analyze the data collected. The book is divided into five major sections: 1] Introduction to enzymes, 2] Practical aspects, 3] Kinetic Mechanisms, 4] Chemical Mechanisms, and 5] Enzymology Frontiers. Individual concepts are treated as stand-alone chapters; readers can explore any single concept with minimal cross-referencing to the rest of the book. Further, complex approaches requiring specialized techniques and involved experimentation (beyond the reach of an average laboratory) are covered in theory with suitable references to guide readers. The book provides students, researchers and academics in the broad area of biology with a sound theoretical and practical knowledge of enzymes. It also caters to those who do not have a practicing enzymologist to teach them the subject.

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Author : Gary Walsh
ISBN : 9781118685754
Genre : Science
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Pharmaceutical Biotechnology offers students taking Pharmacyand related Medical and Pharmaceutical courses a comprehensiveintroduction to the fast-moving area of biopharmaceuticals. With aparticular focus on the subject taken from a pharmaceuticalperspective, initial chapters offer a broad introduction to proteinscience and recombinant DNA technology- key areas that underpin thewhole subject. Subsequent chapters focus upon the development,production and analysis of these substances. Finally the book moveson to explore the science, biotechnology and medical applicationsof specific biotech products categories. These include not onlyprotein-based substances but also nucleic acid and cell-basedproducts. introduces essential principles underlining modernbiotechnology- recombinant DNA technology and protein science an invaluable introduction to this fast-moving subject aimedspecifically at pharmacy and medical students includes specific ‘product category chapters’focusing on the pharmaceutical, medical and therapeutic propertiesof numerous biopharmaceutical products. entire chapter devoted to the principles of genetic engineeringand how these drugs are developed. includes numerous relevant case studies to enhance studentunderstanding no prior knowledge of protein structure is assumed

Comprehensive Nanoscience And Technology

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ISBN : 0123743966
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From the Introduction: Nanotechnology and its underpinning sciences are progressing with unprecedented rapidity. With technical advances in a variety of nanoscale fabrication and manipulation technologies, the whole topical area is maturing into a vibrant field that is generating new scientific research and a burgeoning range of commercial applications, with an annual market already at the trillion dollar threshold. The means of fabricating and controlling matter on the nanoscale afford striking and unprecedented opportunities to exploit a variety of exotic phenomena such as quantum, nanophotonic and nanoelectromechanical effects. Moreover, researchers are elucidating new perspectives on the electronic and optical properties of matter because of the way that nanoscale materials bridge the disparate theories describing molecules and bulk matter. Surface phenomena also gain a greatly increased significance; even the well-known link between chemical reactivity and surface-to-volume ratio becomes a major determinant of physical properties, when it operates over nanoscale dimensions. Against this background, this comprehensive work is designed to address the need for a dynamic, authoritative and readily accessible source of information, capturing the full breadth of the subject. Its six volumes, covering a broad spectrum of disciplines including material sciences, chemistry, physics and life sciences, have been written and edited by an outstanding team of international experts. Addressing an extensive, cross-disciplinary audience, each chapter aims to cover key developments in a scholarly, readable and critical style, providing an indispensible first point of entry to the literature for scientists and technologists from interdisciplinary fields. The work focuses on the major classes of nanomaterials in terms of their synthesis, structure and applications, reviewing nanomaterials and their respective technologies in well-structured and comprehensive articles with extensive cross-references. It has been a constant surprise and delight to have found, amongst the rapidly escalating number who work in nanoscience and technology, so many highly esteemed authors willing to contribute. Sharing our anticipation of a major addition to the literature, they have also captured the excitement of the field itself in each carefully crafted chapter. Along with our painstaking and meticulous volume editors, full credit for the success of this enterprise must go to these individuals, together with our thanks for (largely) adhering to the given deadlines. Lastly, we record our sincere thanks and appreciation for the skills and professionalism of the numerous Elsevier staff who have been involved in this project, notably Fiona Geraghty, Megan Palmer and Greg Harris, and especially Donna De Weerd-Wilson who has steered it through from its inception. We have greatly enjoyed working with them all, as we have with each other.

Evaluation Of Enzyme Inhibitors In Drug Discovery

Author : Robert A. Copeland
ISBN : 9781118540282
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Offers essential guidance for discovering and optimizingnovel drug therapies Using detailed examples, Evaluation of Enzyme Inhibitors inDrug Discovery equips researchers with the tools needed toapply the science of enzymology and biochemistry to the discovery,optimization, and preclinical development of drugs that work byinhibiting specific enzyme targets. Readers will applaud this bookfor its clear and practical presentations, including its expertadvice on best practices to follow and pitfalls to avoid. This Second Edition brings the book thoroughly up to datewith the latest research findings and practices. Updates exploreadditional forms of enzyme inhibition and special treatments forenzymes that act on macromolecular substrates. Readers will alsofind new discussions detailing the development and application ofthe concept of drug-target residence time. Evaluation of Enzyme Inhibitors in Drug Discovery beginsby explaining why enzymes are such important drug targets and thenexamines enzyme reaction mechanisms. The book covers: Reversible modes of inhibitor interactions with enzymes Assay considerations for compound library screening Lead optimization and structure-activity relationships forreversible inhibitors Slow binding and tight binding inhibitors Drug-target residence time Irreversible enzyme inactivators The book ends with a new chapter exploring the application ofquantitative biochemical principles to the pharmacologic evaluationof drug candidates during lead optimization and preclinicaldevelopment. The Second Edition of Evaluation of Enzyme Inhibitorsin Drug Discovery continues to offer a treatment of enzymologyapplied to drug discovery that is quantitative and mathematicallyrigorous. At the same time, the clear and simple presentationsdemystify the complex science of enzymology, making the bookaccessible to many fields— from pharmacology to medicinalchemistry to biophysics to clinical medicine.

Enzyme Kinetics Catalysis And Control

Author : Daniel L. Purich
ISBN : 9780123809254
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Far more than a comprehensive treatise on initial-rate and fast-reaction kinetics, this one-of-a-kind desk reference places enzyme science in the fuller context of the organic, inorganic, and physical chemical processes occurring within enzyme active sites. Drawing on 2600 references, Enzyme Kinetics: Catalysis & Control develops all the kinetic tools needed to define enzyme catalysis, spanning the entire spectrum (from the basics of chemical kinetics and practical advice on rate measurement, to the very latest work on single-molecule kinetics and mechanoenzyme force generation), while also focusing on the persuasive power of kinetic isotope effects, the design of high-potency drugs, and the behavior of regulatory enzymes. Historical analysis of kinetic principles including advanced enzyme science Provides both theoretical and practical measurements tools Coverage of single molecular kinetics Examination of force generation mechanisms Discussion of organic and inorganic enzyme reactions

Enzyme Kinetics And Mechanism Part F Detection And Characterization Of Enzyme Reaction Intermediates

Author : Daniel L. Purich
ISBN : 0080489389
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The critically acclaimed laboratory standard for more than forty years, Methods in Enzymology is one of the most highly respected publications in the field of biochemistry. Since 1955, each volume has been eagerly awaited, frequently consulted, and praised by researchers and reviewers alike. Now with more than 300 volumes (all of them still in print), the series contains much material still relevant today—truly an essential publication for researchers in all fields of life sciences. Spectroscopic Detection of Reaction Intermediates Isotopic and Kenetic Detection of Reaction Intermediates Chemical Trapping and Inhibitor Methods for Detecting Reaction Intermediates

Single Molecule Biophysics

Author : Tamiki Komatsuzaki
ISBN : 9781118131381
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Discover the experimental and theoretical developments inoptical single-molecule spectroscopy that are changing the ways wethink about molecules and atoms The Advances in Chemical Physics series provides thechemical physics field with a forum for critical, authoritativeevaluations of advances in every area of the discipline. Thislatest volume explores the advent of optical single-moleculespectroscopy, and how atomic force microscopy has empowered novelexperiments on individual biomolecules, opening up new frontiers inmolecular and cell biology and leading to new theoreticalapproaches and insights. Organized into two parts—oneexperimental, the other theoretical—this volume exploresadvances across the field of single-molecule biophysics, presentingnew perspectives on the theoretical properties of atoms andmolecules. Single-molecule experiments have provided freshperspectives on questions such as how proteins fold to specificconformations from highly heterogeneous structures, how signaltransductions take place on the molecular level, and how proteinsbehave in membranes and living cells.This volume is designed tofurther contribute to the rapid development of single-moleculebiophysics research. Filled with cutting-edge research reported in a cohesive mannernot found elsewhere in the literature, each volume of theAdvances in Chemical Physics series serves as the perfectsupplement to any advanced graduate class devoted to the study ofchemical physics.

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