Chapter Four. Biomolecules

  1. Joyce James,
  2. Colin Baker and
  3. Helen Swain

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774410.ch4

Principles of Science for Nurses

Principles of Science for Nurses

How to Cite

James, J., Baker, C. and Swain, H. (2008) Biomolecules, in Principles of Science for Nurses, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774410.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 6 JUN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632057696

Online ISBN: 9780470774410

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Keywords:

  • biomolecules;
  • carbohydrates;
  • proteins;
  • fats;
  • nucleotide

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Learning objectives

  • Introduction

  • Organic chemistry

  • Carbohydrates

  • Lipids

  • Proteins

  • Nucleic acids

  • Digestion and absorption of biomolecules

  • Summary

  • Review questions

  • Further reading