H(+)-Transporting ATP Synthase, Enzyme Commission 7.1.2.2

The Na-K ATPase [Enzyme Commission 7.2.2.13] was the topic of earlier blog post. Here I present the H(+)-Transporting ATP Synthase, Enzyme Commission 7.1.2.2.  As shown in the diagram above, it is part of “respiratory chain” and “oxidative phosphorylation”.  In the Roche Biochemical webpage  it is located at “P” (shown in the diagram above) , and … Continue reading H(+)-Transporting ATP Synthase, Enzyme Commission 7.1.2.2

Johann L. W. Thudichum, "The Chemical Constitution of the Brain", 1884.

Johann L. W. Thudichum, in contrast to “The Spirit of Cookery” here writes on “The Chemical Constitution of the Brain”. Thudichum as biochemist  founded “brain chemistry” studies. “The Spirit of Cookery: A Popular Treatise on the History, Science, Practice, and Ethical and Medical Import of Culinary Art” is a fine book by Johann L. W. … Continue reading Johann L. W. Thudichum, "The Chemical Constitution of the Brain", 1884.

F. Benedict and W. Atwater, “A Respiration Calorimeter with Appliances for the Direct Determination of Oxygen”, 1902.

Wilbur Atwater was the first scientist to apply the conservation of energy to the human body. Here with a colleague he used respiratory calorimeter for the first time in history. Continue reading F. Benedict and W. Atwater, “A Respiration Calorimeter with Appliances for the Direct Determination of Oxygen”, 1902.

Archibald Edward Garrod, “Inborn Errors of Metabolism”, 1908.

        Archibald Edward Garrod, “Inborn Errors of Metabolism”, 1908 was a nonfiction science book. Among the many “inborn errors of metabolism” described by Archibald Edward Garrod was “Sickle Cell Anemia”.   However, today we would not classify “Sickle Cell Anemia” as aa “inborn error of metabolism”. That having been said, I will … Continue reading Archibald Edward Garrod, “Inborn Errors of Metabolism”, 1908.