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Principles of Medical Biochemistry

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

"Highly Commended," Basic and Clinical Sciences Category, British Medical Association 2012 Medical Book Competition

Audience

Medical students taking a biochemistry, cell biology, or genetics course; students in nursing, health professions, pre-med/undergrad programs.

Paperback, 608 Pages

Published: April 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-323-07155-0

Contents

  • PART I: PRINCIPLES OF MOLECULAR STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION

    Chapter 1: Introduction to Biomolecules

    Chapter 2: Introduction to Protein Structure

    Chapter 3: Oxygen Transporters: Hemoglobin and Myoglobin

    Chapter 4: Enzymatic Reactions

    Chapter 5: Coenzymes

    PART II: GENETIC INFORMATION: DNA, RNA, AND PROTEIN SYNTHESIS

    Chapter 6: DNA, RNA, and Protein Synthesis

    Chapter 7: The Human Genome

    Chapter 8: Protein Targeting

    Chapter 9: Introduction to Genetic Diseases

    Chapter 10: Viruses

    Chapter 11: DNA Technology

    PART III: CELL AND TISSUE STRUCTURE

    Chapter 12: Biological Membranes

    Chapter 13: The Cytoskeleton

    Chapter 14: The Extracellular Matrix

    PART IV: MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY

    Chapter 15: Plasma Proteins

    Chapter 16: Extracellular Messengers

    Chapter 17: Intracellular Messengers

    Chapter 18: Cellular Growth Control and Cancer

    PART V: METABOLISM

    Chapter 19: Digestive Enzymes

    Chapter 20: Introduction to Metabolic Pathways

    Chapter 21: Glycolysis, Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle, and Oxidative Phosphorylation

    Chapter 22: Carbohydrate Metabolism

    Chapter 23: The Metabolism of Fatty Acids and Triglycerides

    Chapter 24: The Metabolism of Membrane Lipids

    Chapter 25: Lipid Transport

    Chapter 26: Amino Acid Metabolism

    Chapter 27: Heme Metabolism

    Chapter 28: The Metabolism of Purines and Pyrimidines

    Chapter 29: Vitamins and Minerals

    Chapter 30: Integration of Metabolism

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