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Do not buy this book! It says on the cover "a reference for the rest of us". What a joke, this book is filled with elementary errors. I mean, the authors should look at the book at least once before dedicating it to "my wife", "my mother", "my sons", etc. ;-) I bought the book yesterday. Opened on "ATP: The body's monetary system" (chapter 13). In about 15 minutes of casual reading I found 5 error. Common authors, it will be great that you read it once.
- Figure 13-1. Glycolysis. ATP is produced not consumed in 2 and 9 step of the second phase of glycolysis. This is the whole point of glycolysis! It says correctly in the text, but the figure is wrong. And the authors ask people to return frequently to the this figure! ;-0
- page 199 first sentence, it should be not "... transfer of a phosphate group from C-2 to C-3", but the other way around.
- page 201, on the bottom right of the page, chemical formula and structure of Ethanol (!) is given incorrectly. Common authors, get some basic Biochemistry TextBook and learn the formula for ethanol. Or just hire a good undergraduate student for 20 $ an hour to proof-read your error-filled "guide for the rest of us".
3 GROSS errors in 15 minutes, I would never read this book again!
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John Thomas Moore (3 July 1844 – 5 June 1917) was a Canadian businessman and politician from Alberta, Canada.
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