Biochemistry from MobileReference is an ideal quick-study guide, also known as "cheat sheet", for Biochemistry students. You will use this guide from an undergraduate school all the way to medical school.
Intended for everyone interested in Biochemistry, particularly undergraduate and graduate life science students.
Carbohydrates: Overview | Monosaccharides | Sugar | Disaccharide | Oligosaccharide | Polysaccharide | Starch | Glycogen | Gluconeogenesis
Lipids: Overview | Fatty Acids | Fatty Acid Degradation | Fatty Acid Synthesis | Triglyceride | Waxes | Lipoprotein | Phospholipid | Cholesterol
Nucleic acids: Overview | DNA | DNA replication | Mitochondrial DNA | RNA | mRNA | tRNA | Non-coding RNA | siRNA | Codon | Adenosine | Cytosine | Guanine | Thymine | Uracil | Oligonucleotides
Proteins: Overview | Amino acid | Peptide | Primary structure | Secondary structure | Tertiary structure | Protein folding
List of standard amino acids: Alanine | Cysteine | Aspartate | Glutamate | Phenylalanine | Glycine | Histidine | Isoleucine | Lysine | Leucine | Methionine | Asparagine | Proline | Glutamine | Arginine | Serine | Threonine | Valine | Tryptophan | Tyrosine
Functional groups: Overview | Alcohol | Aldehyde | Alkane | Alkene | Alkyne | Amide | Amines | Azo compound | Toluene derivative | Carboxlate | Carboxylic acid | Cyanates | Ether | Ester | Haloalkane | Imine | Isocyanide | Isocyanates | Ketone | Nitrile | Nitro compoun | Nitroso compound | Peroxide | Benzene derivative | Phosphoric acid ester | Pyridine derivative | Sulfone | Sulfonic acid | Sulfoxide | Thiol
II. Chemical Properties
Bonds: Covalent bond | Non-covalent bonds | Ionic bond | Hydrogen bond | Van der Waals attractions | Hydrophobic forces
Hydrophilicity: Hydrophilic | Hydrophobic | Polar | Nonpolar
pH: pH | Acid | Alkaline | Base
Redox: Reduction and oxidation | Citric acid cycle | Hydrolysis
III. Structural Compounds
In cells: Overview | Actin | Intermediate filament | Microtubule | Flagellin | Peptidoglycan | Myelin | Myosin
In animals: Chitin | Keratin | Collagen | Silk
In plants: Cellulose | Lignin | Cell wall
Enzymes: Definition | Etymology and history | 3D Structure | Thermodynamics | Kinetics | Inhibition | Metabolic pathways and allosteric enzymes | Enzyme-naming conventions
Examples: Proteolysis | Ubiquitin | Proteasome | Kinase | Dehydrogenase
V. Membranes And Transport
Membrane Structure: Overview | Fluid mosaic model | Detailed Structure
Membrane Components: Phospholipids | Sphingomyelin | Glycolipid | Glycocalix | Cholesterol | Antigen
Movement of Molecules: Diffusion | Osmosis | Electrochemical gradient
Passive transport: Passive transport | Facilitated diffusion | Ion channel
Active transport: Active transport | The ATP-Dependent Na/K Pump | V-ATPase | Proton pump | Electron transport | Antiporter | Symporter
VI. Energy Pathways
Cellular respiration: Overview | Aerobic respiration | Theoretical yields | Anaerobic respiration | Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) | NADH | Flavin (FAD) | Pyruvate | Oxalate | Citrate
1. Glycolysis: Overview | Preparatory phase | Pay-off phase | Entry of sugars | Control of flux | Energy pay-off | Follow-up | Intermediates for other pathways | High aerobic glycolysis | Alternative nomenclature
2. Krebs cycle/Citric Acid cycle: Citric Acid cycle
3. Oxidative Phosphorylation: Oxidative phosphorylation | Oxidative decarboxylation
Mitochondrion: Overview | Functions | Reproduction and gene inheritance | Use in population genetic studies | Origin | Electron transport
Anaerobic respiration: Fermentation | Acetyl-CoA | Lactic acid | Ethanol fermentation
Photosynthesis: Overview | Plant photosynthesis | Photosynthesis in algae and bacteria | Discovery | Molecular production | Bioenergetics | Factors affecting photosynthesis | Light reaction | Dark reaction | Carbon Fixation | Calvin cycle
Pigments: Pigments | Chlorophyll | Carotenoids | Xanthophyll | Cytochrome | Phycobilin | Bacteriorhodopsin
Oxygen carriers: Hemoglobin | Myoglobin
VII. Signal Transduction
Signals: Overview | Types of signals | Trans ne receptors | Ion channel | Structure of transmembrane receptors | Integrin | Nuclear receptors
Intracellular signalling: Signal Amplification | Second messenger | Nuclear receptors | Calcium
Protein phosphorylation: Phosphorylation | Kinases | Serine/threonine-specific protein kinases | Phosphorylase kinase | Protein kinase A | Protein kinase C | Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinases | MAP kinases | Mos/Raf kinases | Tyrosine-specific protein kinases | Histidine-specific protein kinases | Phosphatase | Calmodulin
G-Protein: Overview | G-protein-coupled receptors | GTPase
Hormons: Overview | Epinephrine | Norepinephrine | Peptide hormones | Insulin | Glucagon | Steroid Hormones | Cortisol | Testosterone | Eicosanoids | Growth factor | Auxin | Endocrine system
Molecular Biology: Genetic code | Gene expression | Protein biosynthesis | Transcription factor | Activator | Coactivator | Enhancer | Promoter | Alternative splicing | Intron
Electrophoresis | Chromatography | Mass spectrometry | X-ray crystallography | Southern blot | Fractionation | Gram stain | Absorption spectrum | Action spectrum | Fluorescence
Note: the trial version is limited to Biomolecules chapter.
Note: You do not need to uninstall the trial version, the full version will overwrite the trial version.
Note: This software is available for for PC, Pocket PC, Palm, Blackberry, Smartphone, Symbian, and other mobile devices.
Here are some key features of "Biochemistry Quick Study Guide (BlackBerry)":
· Fully illustrated.
· A complete list of amino acids.
· A complete list of functional groups.
· Easy to navigate.
· Access the guide anytime, anywhere - at home, on the train, in the subway.
· Prepare for the exam.
· Always have the guide available for a quick reference.
· MobiPocket Reader
· The trial version is limited to the first chapter.