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Textbook of Veterinary Physiological Chemistry

Bridging the gap between basic and clinical science concepts, the Textbook of Veterinary Physiological Chemistry, Third Edition offers broad coverage of biochemical principles for students and practitioners of veterinary medicine. The only recent biochemistry book written specifically for the veterinary field, this text covers cellular-level concepts related to whole-body physiologic processes in a reader-friendly, approachable manner. Each chapter is written in a succinct and concise style that includes an overview summary section, numerous illustrations for best comprehension of the subject matter, targeted learning objectives, and end of the chapter study questions to assess understanding.

With new illustrations and an instructor website with updated PowerPoint images, the Textbook of Veterinary Physiological Chemistry, Third Edition, proves useful to students and lecturers from diverse educational backgrounds. Sectional exams and case studies, new to this edition, extend the breadth and depth of learning resources.


First year students in veterinary programs taking Physiological Chemistry or Veterinary Biochemistry. Additionally, veterinary students taking physiology, graduate students studying animal science, and students in veterinary pharmacy programs.

Paperback, 786 Pages

Published: July 2014

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-391909-0


  • Section I: Amino Acid and Protein Metabolism
    Section II: Nucleotide and Nucleic Acid Metabolism
    Section III: Carbohydrate and Heme Metabolism
    Section IV: Vitamins and Trace Elements
    Section V: Lipid Metabolism
    Section VI: Intermediary Metabolism
    Section VII: Acid-Base Balance
    Appendix, References, Index


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