Biochemistry for Materials Science: Catalysis, Complexes and Proteins unlocks recent developments in the field of biochemistry through a series of case studies, enabling materials scientists to harness these advances for innovation in their own field, from the design of bio-inspired materials, to the use of new classes of catalyst. The book is broken up into six independent parts that include an introduction to seven recent discoveries, a discussion of the fundamental knowledge and techniques of biochemistry, a look at a number of biochemical materials, and an exploration of the areas of life science, organic chemistry and inorganic-related materials. The book concludes with a discussion of cosmochemistry. Presents recent developments in biochemistry that can be harnessed for innovation in materials science Utilizes case studies to illustrate the application of various biochemistry concepts Provides readers with the fundamental knowledge of basic chemistry relating to life-forming materials, catalysis, etc.
|Author||: R. Winter,Jiri Jonas|
|Publisher||: Springer Science & Business Media|
|Release Date||: 2012-12-06|
|ISBN 10||: 9401116997|
|Pages||: 645 pages|
This monograph, which is the outcome of the ASI on High Pressure Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Materials Science, illustrates new developments in the field of high pressure science. In fact, for chemists, biochemists, and materials scientists, pressure as an experimental variable represents a tool which provides unique information about systems of materials studied. It is interesting to note how the growth of the high pressure field is also reflected in the content of the recent ASI's dealing with this field. The ASI High Pressure Chemistry held in 1977 was followed by the ASI High Pressure Chemistry and Biochemistry held in 1986, and the coverage of the present ASI also includes applications to materials science. In view of the teaching character of the ASI, it is natural that main contributions to this volume present overviews of the different subfields or applications of high pressure research. In contrast, contributed papers offer more specialized aspects of various high pressure studies. The various contributions to this volume make clear the impressive range of fundamental and applied problems that can be studied by high pressure techniques, and also point towards a major growth of high pressure science and technology in the near future. This ASI focused mainly on advances achieved in the six years since the previous ASI devoted to the high pressure field. The organization of this volume is as follows.
This collection presents a broad spectrum of chapters in the various branches of industrial chemistry, biochemistry, and materials science which demonstrate key developments in these rapidly changing fields. This book offers a valuable overview and myriad details on current chemical processes, products, and practices. The book serves a spectrum of individuals, from those who are directly involved in the chemical industry to others in related industries and activities. It provides not only the underlying science and technology for important industry sectors but also provides broad coverage of critical supporting topics. This new book: • Serves as a collection of chapters that highlights some important areas of current interest in industrial chemistry, biochemistry, and materials science • Focuses on topics with more advanced methods • Emphasizes precise mathematical development and actual experimental details • Analyzes theories to formulate and prove the physicochemical principles • Provides an up-to-date and thorough exposition of the present state of the art of complex materials • Familiarizes the reader with new aspects of the techniques used in the examination of polymers, including chemical, physicochemical, and purely physical methods of examination • Describes the types of techniques now available to the chemist and technician and discusses their capabilities, limitations, and applications
An authoritative reference to an important and ubiquitous chemical linkage The amide linkage is one of the most fundamental and widespread chemical bonds in nature, underlying the properties of a vast array of organic molecules, polymers, and materials, including peptides and proteins. Arthur Greenberg, Curt Breneman, and Joel Liebman's peerless text provides comprehensive coverage of the experimental, structural, and computational findings that shed light on the chemical and physical properties of the amide linkage, as well as its emerging applications in materials and biotechnology. Chapters in The Amide Linkage highlight how this chemical bond factors in the design of enzyme inhibitors, cyclic peptides, antibacterial agents, and emerging nanotechnology applications. This one-of-a-kind study also: * Discusses selected aspects of chemical reactions, structure, bonding, and energetics of the amide bond, including amide rotational barriers, stereochemistry, complexation, spectroscopy, and thermochemistry * Presents specific applications to supramolecular and stereospecific synthesis * Discusses key aspects of peptide and protein chemistry-such as molecular recognition, conformation, and folding-in terms of the amide linkage * Includes chapters contributed by numerous eminent chemists and biochemists Organic, medicinal, polymer, and physical chemists, as well as biochemists and materials scientists, will find The Amide Linkage to be an invaluable addition to their professional libraries.
Selenium and Tellurium Reagents provides an in-depth overview of recent advances on the chemistry of these elements. Written by internationally recognized experts, it gives insight into the synthesis, structure, analysis and mechanistic studies of these compounds. The book is organized into four parts which reflect the applications of Se and Te reagents in four areas: inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, materials science and biochemistry.
This book provides non-specialists with a basic understanding ofthe underlying concepts of quantum chemistry. It is both a text for second or third-year undergraduates and a reference for researchers who need a quick introduction or refresher. All chemists and many biochemists, materials scientists, engineers, and physicists routinely user spectroscopic measurements and electronic structure computations in their work. The emphasis of Quantum Chemistry on explaining ideas rather than enumerating facts or presenting procedural details makes this an excellent foundation text/reference. The keystone is laid in the first two chapters which deal with molecular symmetry and the postulates of quantum mechanics, respectively. Symmetry is woven through the narrative of the next three chapters dealing with simple models of translational, rotational, and vibrational motion that underlie molecular spectroscopy and statistical thermodynamics. The next two chapters deal with the electronic structure of the hydrogen atom and hydrogen molecule ion, respectively. Having been armed with a basic knowledge of these prototypical systems, the reader is ready to learn, in the next chapter, the fundamental ideas used to deal with the complexities of many-electron atoms and molecules. These somewhat abstract ideas are illustrated with the venerable Huckel model of planar hydrocarbons in the penultimate chapter. The book concludes with an explanation of the bare minimum of technical choices that must be made to do meaningful electronic structure computations using quantum chemistry software packages.
The range of materials science is very vast, and its development is proportionally rapid. This book picks up and explains various topics of materials science using figures and chemical formulae for readers who have a knowledge of chemistry at the undergraduate level. In order to view the progress of materials science, the book is divided into four parts, the first three of which relate topics concerning typical elements, transition elements, and lanthanide and actinide. The fourth section details innovative issues in materials science.
|Author||: Sadasivan Shankar,Richard Muller,Thom Dunning,Guan Hua Chen|
|Release Date||: 2021-01-26|
|ISBN 10||: 9783030187774|
|Pages||: 1343 pages|
This book provides a broad and nuanced overview of the achievements and legacy of Professor William (“Bill”) Goddard in the field of computational materials and molecular science. Leading researchers from around the globe discuss Goddard’s work and its lasting impacts, which can be seen in today’s cutting-edge chemistry, materials science, and biology techniques. Each section of the book closes with an outline of the prospects for future developments. In the course of a career spanning more than 50 years, Goddard’s seminal work has led to dramatic advances in a diverse range of science and engineering fields. Presenting scientific essays and reflections by students, postdoctoral associates, collaborators and colleagues, the book describes the contributions of one of the world’s greatest materials and molecular scientists in the context of theory, experimentation, and applications, and examines his legacy in each area, from conceptualization (the first mile) to developments and extensions aimed at applications, and lastly to de novo design (the last mile). Goddard’s passion for science, his insights, and his ability to actively engage with his collaborators in bold initiatives is a model for us all. As he enters his second half-century of scientific research and education, this book inspires future generations of students and researchers to employ and extend these powerful techniques and insights to tackle today’s critical problems in biology, chemistry, and materials. Examples highlighted in the book include new materials for photocatalysts to convert water and CO2 into fuels, novel catalysts for the highly selective and active catalysis of alkanes to valuable organics, simulating the chemistry in film growth to develop two-dimensional functional films, and predicting ligand–protein binding and activation to enable the design of targeted drugs with minimal side effects.
This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. Nutrition is becoming ever more central to our understanding of metabolic processes. Nutritional biochemistry offers insight into the mechanisms by which diet influences human health and disease. This book focuses on five aspects of this complex field of study: nutritional genomics, clinical nutrition and biochemistry, vitamins and minerals, macronutrients and energy, and cell function and metabolism. Collected in this research compendium are recent studies within each of these topics. Each chapter contributes to a well-rounded and up-to-date picture of nutritional biochemistry. Appropriate for graduate-level and post-doctorate students, this book will stimulate further study into this important field of research.
|Author||: Raju Khan,Shaswat Barua|
|Release Date||: 2019-11-05|
|ISBN 10||: 0128176512|
|Pages||: 330 pages|
Two Dimensional Nanostructures for Biomedical Technology: A Bridge between Materials Science and Bioengineering helps researchers to understand the promising aspects of two dimensional nanomaterials. Sections cover the biomedical applications of such nanostructures in terms of their precursors, structures, morphology and size. Further, detailed synthetic methodologies guide the reader towards the efficient generation of two dimensional nanostructures. The book encompasses the vital aspects of two dimensional nanomaterials in context of their utility in biomedical technology, thus presenting a thorough guide for researchers in this area. Details the latest on the structure, morphology and shape-size accords of two dimensional nanomaterials Includes synthetic strategies with feasibility for sustainability Reports on two dimensional nanostructures in biomedical technology, including bio-imaging, biosensing, drug delivery and tissue engineering
Filling the gap on the market for comprehensive coverage of this versatile class of compounds, the scope of this monograph ranges from preparation and modern methods of investigation, via chemical and photochemical reactions, photochronism and nonlinear effects, to stilbenes as bases for optical and measuring instruments, applications in industry, biochemistry and biomedicine, and as fluorescence-photochrome biophysical labels. Invaluable for molecular biologists, materials scientists and cell biologists, as well as catalytic, organic, medicinal and complex chemists, and those working with/on organometallics.
Concise writing, a focus on clinical applications, and superb illustrations make Netter’s Essential Biochemistry, by Peter Ronner, PhD, the perfect choice for a basic understanding of biochemistry.. A single expert voice, informed by the insights of a team of reviewers, provides continuity throughout the text, presenting essentials of biochemical principles step by step. Summary diagrams help you grasp key concepts quickly, and end-of-chapter questions reinforce key concepts. Provides a highly visual, reader-friendly approach to the challenging area of biochemistry. Integrates the clinical perspective throughout the text, giving context and meaning to biochemistry. Frames every chapter with helpful synopses and summaries, and ends each chapter with review questions that reinforce major themes. Illustrates key concepts with beautifully clear drawings and diagrams of biochemical processes which are supplemented with art from the renowned Netter collection, bridging basic sciences with clinical practice.