Instant Notes is an ongoing series of review volumes jointly published by Springer-Verlag and BIOS Scientific Publishers. Instant Notes provides a structured approach to learning by covering all the important topics in a uniform, systematic format. Each topic begins with a summary of the essential facts, followed by detailed explanations and clear, simple illustrations. The diagrams are easy to learn and understand. Instant Notes is ideal for anyone looking for a compact, effective alternative to massive works and accompanying information overload.This is a thoroughly updated and reorganized edition of a best-selling reference, offering readers the latest information with improved clarity. Instant Notes in Biochemistry provides easy access to all the core information required by students and researchers in the life sciences, in a format ideal for learning and rapid review. Many topics have been completely rewritten. New topics on RNA synthesis and processing and thermodynamics have been added.Hames, B. D. is the author of 'Instant Notes in Biochemistry', published 2000 under ISBN 9780387916026 and ISBN 0387916024.