The Basics of Biochemistry (Library Binding)
Biochemistry is the study of the chemical processes that occur within living things. Many great scientific minds have researched this crucial topic for hundreds of years. This detailed volume not only explores the history and study of biochemistry and how it stands today but also the many scientists who devoted their lives and careers to the field. It includes charts, photos, diagrams, timelines, and informative sidebars that help create an accessible text that can be used for research or an entertaining read. This volume ends with a biography of American biochemist Melvin Calvin, the man who first explained the process of photosynthesis in plants.