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  • Relate biochemistry to everyday practice with the help of Clinical Boxes integrated into the text, and access in-depth coverage of important topics - including recent research in biochemistry - through Advanced Concept Boxes.
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  • Table of Contents

    01 Introduction

    02 Amino Acids and Proteins

    03 Carbohydrates and Lipids

    04 Blood and Plasma Proteins

    05 Oxygen Transport

    06 Catalytic Proteins-Enzymes

    07 Hemostasis and Thrombosis

    08 Membranes and Transport

    09 Bioenergetics and Oxidative Metabolism

    10 Digestion and Absorption of Nutrients: The Gastrointestinal Tract

    11 Vitamins and Minerals

    12 Anaerobic Metabolism of Glucose in the Red Blood Cell

    13 Carbohydrate Storage and Synthesis in Liver and Muscle

    14 The Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle

    15 Oxidative Metabolism of Lipids in Liver and Muscle

    16 Biosynthesis and Storage of Fatty Acids

    17 Biosynthesis of Cholesterol and Steroids

    18 Lipoproteins Metabolism and Atherogenesis

    19 Biosynthesis and Degradation of Amino Acids

    20 Muscle: Energy Metabolism and Contraction

    21 Glucose Homeostasis and Fuel Metabolism: Diabetes Mellitus

    22 Nutrition and Energy Balance

    23 Role of Kidneys in Metabolism

    24 Water and Electrolyte Homeostasis

    25 Regulation of Hydrogen Ion Concentration (Acid-Base Balance)

    26 Bone Metabolism and Calcium Homeostasis

    27 Complex Carbohydrates: Glycoproteins

    28 Complex Lipids

    29 The Extracellular Matrix

    30 Role of the Liver in Metabolism

    31 Biosynthesis and Degradation of Nucleotides

    32 Deoxyribonucleic Acid

    33 Ribonucleic Acid

    34 Protein Synthesis and Turnover

    35 Regulation of Gene Expression: Basic Mechanisms

    36 Regulation of Gene Expression: Genomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics

    37 Oxygen and Life

    38 The Immune Response

    39 Biochemical Endocrinology

    40 Membrane Receptors and Signal Transduction

    41.1 Neurotransmitters

    41.2 Neurochemistry

    42 Cellular Homeostasis: Cell Growth and Cancer

    43 Aging


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