9780781722650

Biochemistry

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  • ISBN13:

    9780781722650

  • ISBN10:

    0781722659

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/30/2004
  • Publisher: LWW
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Summary

Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Biochemistry has been the best-selling medical-level biochemistry review book on the market for the past ten years. The book is beautifully designed and executed, and renders the study of biochemistry enormously appealing to medical students and various allied health students. It has over 125 USMLE-style questions with answers and explanations, as well as over 500 carefully-crafted illustrations. The Third Edition includes end-of-chapter summaries, illustrated case studies, and summaries of key diseases.

Table of Contents

UNIT I: Protein Structure and Function
Amino Acids
1(12)
Structure of Proteins
13(12)
Globular Proteins
25(18)
Fibrous Proteins
43(10)
Enzymes
53(16)
UNIT II: Intermediary Metabolism
Bioenergetics and Oxidative Phosphorylation
69(14)
Introduction to Carbohydrates
83(6)
Glycolysis
89(18)
Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle
107(8)
Gluconeogenesis
115(8)
Glycogen Metabolism
123(12)
Metabolism of Monosaccharides and Disaccharides
135(8)
Pentose Phosphate Pathway and NADPH
143(12)
Glycosaminoglycans and Glycoproteins
155(16)
UNIT III: Lipid Metabolism
Metabolism of Dietary Lipids
171(8)
Fatty Acid and Triacylglycerol Metabolism
179(20)
Complex Lipid Metabolism
199(18)
Cholesterol and Steroid Metabolism
217(26)
UNIT IV: Nitrogen Metabolism
Amino Acids: Disposal of Nitrogen
243(16)
Amino Acid Degradation and Synthesis
259(16)
Conversion of Amino Acids to Specialized Products
275(14)
Nucleotide Metabolism
289(16)
UNIT V: Integration of Metabolism
Metabolic Effects of Insulin and Glucagon
305(14)
The Feed/Fast Cycle
319(16)
Diabetes Mellitus
335(12)
Obesity
347(8)
Nutrition
355(16)
Vitamins
371(22)
UNIT VI: Storage and Expression of Genetic Information
DNA Structure and Replication
393(20)
RNA Structure and Synthesis
413(16)
Protein Synthesis
429(16)
Biotechnology and Human Disease
445(24)
UNIT VII: Review of Biochemistry
Summary of Key Biochemical Facts
469(40)
Index 509

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