Crash Course Metabolism and Nutrition - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780702073410, 9780702081118

Crash Course Metabolism and Nutrition

5th Edition

Editor: Marek Dominiczak
Series Editors: Shreelata Datta Philip Xiu
Authors: Olivia Vanbergen Gareth Wintle
eBook ISBN: 9780702081118
Paperback ISBN: 9780702073410
eBook ISBN: 9780702073434
eBook ISBN: 9780702073427
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 29th November 2018
Page Count: 274

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Cell biology

Chapter 2. Introduction to metabolism

Chapter 3. The tricarboxylic acid (TCA) cycle

Chapter 4. Oxidative phosphorylation

Chapter 5. Carbohydrate metabolism

Chapter 6. Glucose homeostasis and diabetes

Chapter 7. Lipid transport and metabolism

Chapter 8. Bioenergetics and obesity

Chapter 9. Protein metabolism and malnutrition

Chapter 10. Purines, pyrimidines, haem and one-carbon transfer

Chapter 11. Thyroid function: Implications for metabolism

Chapter 12. Vitamins and their deficiencies

Chapter 13. Minerals and their deficiencies

Chapter 14. Clinical assessment of metabolism and nutritional disorders


Crash Course – your effective every-day study companion PLUS the perfect antidote for exam stress! Save time and be assured you have the essential information you need in one place to excel on your course and achieve exam success.

A winning formula now for over 20 years, each series volume has been fine-tuned and fully updated – with an improved full-colour layout tailored to make your life easier. Especially written by senior students or junior doctors – those who understand what is essential for exam success – with all information thoroughly checked and quality assured by expert Faculty Advisers, the result are books which exactly meet your needs and you know you can trust.

Each chapter guides you succinctly through the full range of curriculum topics, integrating clinical considerations with the relevant basic science and avoiding unnecessary or confusing detail. A range of text boxes help you get to the hints, tips and key points you need fast! A fully revised self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats is included to check your understanding and aid exam preparation. The accompanying enhanced, downloadable eBook completes this invaluable learning package.

Series volumes have been honed to meet the requirements of today’s medical students, although the range of other health students and professionals who need rapid access to the essentials of metabolism and nutrition will also love the unique approach of Crash Course. Whether you need to get out of a fix or aim for a distinction Crash Course is for you!

  • Provides the exam syllabus in one place - saves valuable revision time
  • Written by senior students and recent graduates - those closest to what is essential for exam success
  • Quality assured by leading Faculty Advisors - ensures complete accuracy of information
  • Features the ever popular 'Hints and Tips' boxes and other useful aide-mémoires - distilled wisdom from those in the know
  • Updated self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats – confirm your understanding and improve exam technique fast


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About the Editor

Marek Dominiczak

Affiliations and Expertise

Honorary Professor of Clinical Biochemistry and Medical Humanities, University of Glasgow; Consultant Biochemist, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Glasgow, UK

About the Series Editors

Shreelata Datta

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Clinical Dean and Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at King's College Hospital, London, UK

Philip Xiu

Affiliations and Expertise

GP Registrar, Yorkshire Deanery, Leeds, UK.

About the Authors

Olivia Vanbergen

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Fellow in Anaesthesia, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Trust, UK

Gareth Wintle

Affiliations and Expertise

3rd Year, Biomedical Science Undergraduate, University of Reading, UK