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by Kensal E van Holde,Curtis Johnson,Pui Shing Ho


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Principles of Physical Biochemistry. Kersal E. van Holde, W. Curtis Johnson, and P. Shing Ho. Prentice-Hall: Upper Saddle River, NJ, 1998. ix + 657 pp. ISBN 0-13-720459-0.

Principles of Physical Biochemistry. Until this year only three main textbooks have been avail-. able to teachers of physical biochemistry courses: Freifelder’s. Physical Biochemistry (2nd e. Freeman, 1982), van Holde’s. Several case studies from popular television medical dramas are described for use in an undergraduate biochemistry course. These cases, which illustrate fundamental principles of biochemistry, are used as the basis for problems that can be discussed further in small groups.

by Kensal E van Holde (Author), Curtis Johnson (Author), Pui Shing Ho (Author) & 0 more. ISBN-13: 978-0130464279. majors found this book and course to be very difficult and challenging.

Principles of Physical Biochemistry book. by Pui Shing Ho, Kensal E. Curtis Johnson.

Kensal E van Holde; Curtis Johnson; Pui Shing Ho. Published by Prentice Hall (2005)

ISBN 13: 9780130464279. Kensal E van Holde; Curtis Johnson; Pui Shing Ho. Published by Prentice Hall (2005). ISBN 10: 0130464279 ISBN 13: 9780130464279.

Home . Details for: Principles of physical biochemistry . By: Van Holde, K. E. (Kensard). Contributor(s): Johonson, W Curtis. Material type: BookPublisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson/Prentice Hall,2006. Subject(s): Physical biochemistryDDC classification: 572. Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title.

Kensal E van Holde, Oregon State University, Corvallis. Pui Shing Ho, Oregon State University, Corvallis

Kensal E van Holde, Oregon State University, Corvallis. Curtis Johnson, Oregon State University, Corvallis. Pui Shing Ho, Oregon State University, Corvallis.

Authors : Van Holde, Kensal E, Johnson, Curtis, Ho, Pui Shing. We aim to provide a vast range of textbooks, rare and collectible books at a great price. Read full description. The book will be suitable for students doing their one- or two-term courses in Biophysical Chemistry.

This book offers the most up-to-date look at the theory and techniques used in the study of the physical chemistry of biological and biochemical molecules. Ken van Holde is one of the leading experts in biophysical chemistry and a well-known author (he is coauthor of an introductory biochemistry book). Comprehensive coverage of all physical techniques currently used by practicing biochemists, including. Up-to-date treatment of NMR and X-ray diffraction. Comprehensive coverage of other types of spectroscopy.


Comments: (7)

Dagdarad
Got me through my class. Great book that covers the basic concepts in physical chemistry. Recommended for those that have just begun their studies in biochemistry and those that desire a quick refresher.
Nawenadet
I'm a graduate student in Physical Chemistry, and from my point of view Principles of Physical Biochemistry is a great book and a welcomed addition to my library! I can see how many students and reviewers can rate this book as negative without the proper preparation. As a matter of fact, most graduate students in Chemistry (organic, inorganic, analytical, materials,....) majors found this book and course to be very difficult and challenging. Let's face it, physical chemistry and all of its sub-disciplines ARE mathematical, and require extensive knowledge of physics. To comprehend and appreciate the material and scope of this book you need to be comfortable with single & multivariable calculus, differential equations (basic understanding of separation of variables; understanding how solutions to D.E.'s are applicable to the equation itself), basic linear algebra (matrix operation, inverse matrix, determinants, etc..), and vector analysis (vector integration, multiplication, etc..). It's not that the math is overwhelming or difficult, but you have to be comfortable with it in the sense that you can understand the basic structure of the equations presented. In addition, you need two semesters of undergraduate physical chemistry or physics courses that have taught statistical mechanics, classical thermodynamics, non-relativistic quantum mechanics (the Schrödinger equation, Dirac's bra and ket formalism, perturbation theory, eigenvalue problems, and so forth), physical kinetics, and some exposure to x-ray structure analysis (Bragg equation, reciprocal space, vector analysis, Fourier analysis). To those students taking a course of this nature not familiar with the physics or mathematics-this isn't the place to be learning prerequisites for the material presented. With the mentioned preparation this book becomes very accessible! It's geared more for graduate students or advanced undergraduates that are specializing in physical chemistry, chemical physics, and so forth. This is the audience that this book is geared for and I'm sure it's the audience that find this book very straight forward (well, at least I did). So, if you're in theoretical or physical chemistry, or any other of the physical sciences, this is your book. If you don't enjoy physics and its application to chemical systems stay away.
Ishnjurus
I have only been using this book for a few weeks for my undergraduate Biophysics class and I already hate it. It is extremely wordy, does not do a good job at highlighting the key concepts, is difficult to find a specific topic that you are interested in, is inconsistent with itself (it will vary the name that it calls a specific theory or equation), and has an index that is far from helpful. I spend more time flipping through the chapter trying to figure out where the topic is that the homework problem references than I do actually solving the problem.

I only give it 2 stars instead of 1 because it does contain a lot of information. That information is presented in a way that makes it extremely difficult to learn from and produces a lot of frustration on the part of the reader. If you are a professor reading this, please find a different book. Your students will thank you.
Bajinn
Lacking in the hydrodynamics and spectroscopy portions compared to other biophys textbooks.
Drelalen
Great text for introductory courses, with decent illustrations, and condensed but clear information.
Perilanim
If you are looking for a good physical chemistry textbook at a graduate study level, this is a good one.
Auau
This book just doesn't go into enough depth about the various techniques it discusses. And be warned--it IS only about techniques, unlike a title like "Physical Biology of the Cell" (which I highly recommend), which introduces the actually biophysical questions and their quantitative descriptions that we might be trying to probe using the approaches discussed in van Holde.
The spine of the book had writing on it. One of the pages...that has been found so far has explicit writing all over it. It is even covering part of the text. This isn't professional. Not a book I want on my bookshelf or use for a graduate class.
Principles of Physical Biochemistry download epub
Medicine & Health Sciences
Author: Kensal E van Holde,Curtis Johnson,Pui Shing Ho
ISBN: 0137204590
Category: Other
Subcategory: Medicine & Health Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: Prentice Hall; 1st edition (January 6, 1998)
Pages: 657 pages