General Enzymology

ISBN Number : 978-93-5202-125-3

Student Price : Rs.340

Student Dollar Price : 14$

Library Price : Rs.1250

Library Dollar Price : 50$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2016

No. Of Pages : 330

Book Weight :0

About The Book

General Enzymology is a comprehensive text that can be used by students and teachers of Biochemistry, Microbiology, Biotechnology and Medical Laboratory Technology. The text has easy, understandable language and covers almost all topics on enzymes, that are a part of cirricula of most Indian Universities. A large number of diagrammatic illustrations make the understanding of text easy. Points have been summarized with the help of table wherever necessary. About 50 terms and definitions commonly used in relation to enzymes have been included. The chapter on enzyme kinetics is simple enough to be understood by novices from non-mathematical backgrounds. The industrial and diagnostic applications of enzymes have been appropriately discussed. An exclusive addition is in the form of a chapter in enzymes from extreme environments. An updated list of enzymes with EC numbers has been also included in the book.


Contents :

1. Enzyme Biology
2. Enzyme Isolation and Purification
3. Nomenclature and Classification of Enzymes
4. Structural Components of Enzymes
5. Enzyme Kinetics
6. Enzyme Action Mechanisms
7. Coenzymes and Cofactors
8. Enzyme Regulation
9. Isoenzymes
10. Enzyme Technology
11. Enzyme from Extreme Environments

About The Author

Mahindra Deshpande is a post graduate in Biochemistry and has qualified SET for lecturership in the subject. He has a vast teaching experience and has a keen interest in food and dietary management. He started experimenting in food preparations around his age 14 and had initiated a program called PAPCoDS [Program for Awareness, Prevention and Control of Diabetes in Society] in the years 2001-2004. He works as a visiting faculty and teaches students of UG and PG in Biochemistry, Medicine, Homeopathy, Physiotherapy. He is also the Director of an institute that runs a facilitation center for Post Graduate Entrance Examinations in Life Sciences.

Late Dr. N.S. Kulkarni received his Master’s degree from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad in 1994 and was awarded Ph.D. degree in Microbiology from Shivaji University, Kolhapur. Since 1994 until 2020, he worked as an Assistant Professor in Microbiology and at undergraduate and postgraduate level and guided research scholars successfully to their Ph.D. He was Head, Department of Microbiology at Rajasthan Aryans College, Washim. He guided many research projects publications, having attended both conferences of National and International repute, including one of SAARC countries. In addition to this, he also had authored books entitled General Enzymology and Food and Nutrition. He was also a Member of the Board of Studies in Biochemistry including Microbiology in Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati. This ambitious book on Virology remains his last publication, which he and his co-authors have compiled, as he now to longer with us to see it published. However, he remains immortal as an example in his work, character and the down-to-earth human nature which he had lived and inspired. He was and will be, always equally and unconditionally, loved by his students, staff, administrators, friends and family.

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