Albert L. Lehninger, 1970

Introduction: The Molecular Logic of Living Organisms

Part 1. The Molecular Components of Cells

Chapter 1. Biomolecules and Cells

Chapter 2. Water

Chapter 3. Proteins and their Biological Functions: A Survey

Chapter 4. Proteins: The Amino Acid Building Blocks

Chapter 5. Proteins: Covalent Backbone and Amino Acid Sequence

Chapter 6. Proteins: Conformation

Chapter 7. Proteins: Behavior in Solution

Chapter 8. Enzymes: Kinetics and Inhibition

Chapter 9. Enzymes: Mechanism, Structure, and Regulation

Chapter 10. Lipids, Lipoproteins, and Membranes

Chapter 11. Sugars, Storage Polysaccharides, and Cell Walls

Chapter 12. Nucleotides and Polynucleotides

Part 2. Catabolism and the Generation of Phosphate-Bond Energy

Chapter 13. Metabolic and Energy-Transfer Pathways: A Survey

Chapter 14. Bioenergetic Principles and the ATP Cycle

Chapter 15. Glycolysis

Chapter 16. The Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle and the Phosphogluconate Pathway

Chapter 17. Electron Transport and Oxidative Phosphorylation

Chapter 18. Mitochondrial Compartmentation and the Integration of Energy-Yielding Reactions

Chapter 19. Oxidation of Fatty Acids

Chapter 20. Oxidative Degradation of Amino Acids

Chapter 21. Photosynthetic Electron Transport and Phosphorylation

Part 3. Biosynthesis and the Utilization of Phosphate-Bond Energy

Chapter 22. The Biosynthesis of Carbohydrates

Chapter 23. The Biosynthesis of Lipids

Chapter 24. The Biosynthesis of Amino Acids: Nitrogen Fixation

Chapter 25. The Biosynthesis of Mononucleotides

Chapter 26. Contractile and Motile Systems

Chapter 27. Active Transport Across Membranes

Part 4. Replication, Transcription, and Translation of Genetic Information

Chapter 28. DNA and the Structure of Chromosomes

Chapter 29. Replication and the Transcription of DNA

Chapter 30. Ribosomes and Protein Synthesis

Chapter 31. The Genetic Code

Chapter 32. Regulation of Protein Synthesis: Cell Differentiation

Chapter 33. The Molecular Basis of Morphogenesis

Chapter 34. The Origin of Life

Appendix A. A Chronology of Biochemistry

Appendix B. The Research Literature of Biochemistry

Appendix C. Frequently Used Abbreviations and Table of Constants

Appendix D. International Atomic Weights

Appendix E. Logarithms

Appendix F. Solutions to Problems

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