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Sweet Biochemistry - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128144534, 9780128144541

Sweet Biochemistry

1st Edition

Remembering Structures, Cycles, and Pathways by Mnemonics

Author: Asha Kumari
Paperback ISBN: 9780128144534
eBook ISBN: 9780128144541
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 12th October 2017
Page Count: 146
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Sweet Biochemistry: Remembering Structures, Cycles, and Pathways by Mnemonics makes biochemistry lively, interesting and memorable. by connecting objects, images and stories. Dr. Kumari has converted cycles and difficult pathways into very simple formula, very short stories and images which will help readers see familiar things in complicated cycles and better visualize biochemistry.

Key Features

  • Provides quick, indigenous formulas, mnemonics, figures and short stories to help users simply recollect the study of biochemistry
  • Gives unique descriptions of the difficult areas in biochemistry and new ways of remembering a pathway or structure
  • Presents original diagrams that resonate and are easy to recall


(Post)graduate students and scientists in biochemistry

Table of Contents

1. Glycolysis
2. Krebs Cycle
3. Electron Transport Chain
4. Beta Oxidation of Fatty Acids
5. Fatty Acid Biosynthesis
6. Cholesterol Structure
7. Cholesterol Synthesis
8. Heme Synthesis
9. Porphyrias
10. Urea Cycle
11. Urea Cycle Disorders
12. Glycogen Storage Disorders
13. Mucopolysaccharidosis
14. Lipid Storage Disorders
15. Ceramide Structure and Degradation
16. Prostaglandin Synthesis
17. Purine Structure
18. Purine De Novo Synthesis
19. Pyrimidine Structure
20. Pyrimidine De Novo Synthesis


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About the Author

Asha Kumari

Dr. Asha Kumari is a young medical biochemist. Her parent institute is Pt. BD Sharma, PGIMS, Rohtak, from where she completed her MBBS and MD Biochemistry in 2014. She is presently working as a demonstrator in the Department of Biochemistry of the same prestigious institute. She is a member of Association of Medical Biochemists of India. She is actively involved in medical research and has written papers in international and national journals. She is second child of Sh. Dayanand and Smt. Burfo Devi. Her elder and younger brother has always encouraged her talents. Personally, she is versatile. A good dancer, painter, singer and a sportwomen. Her native place is Rohtak, Haryana, India. She believes that ‘science is religion and religion is science’. Dr. Asha has a deep interest in improving the teaching methods in medical field. This book is her first endeavor in the same direction.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Health Sciences, Rohtak, Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, India

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