The training manual deals with macro- and microbiogenic elements and their most important compounds; the chemical composition and the chemical properties of carbohydrates and hetero-organic compounds; the main bioorganic substances — carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, nucleotides and nucleic acids, enzymes and vitamins. Typical biochemical reactions between bioorganic substances above mentioned as well as their biological functions are considered. A set of laboratory works is aimed at determining the qualitative and the quantitative composition of biological compounds using contemporary physical and chemical methods.

The edition is intended for students of higher educational establishments.

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