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Harpers Illustrated Biochemistry 29th Edition

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McGraw-Hill Medical

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The biochemistry classic that bridges the gap between textbooks and board reviews Harper's Illustrated Biochemistry, 29eoffers concise, up-to-date, and authoritative coverage of the principles of biochemistry and molecular biology as they relate to medicine. Striking just the right balance between detail and brevity, Harpers Illustratedcombines outstanding full-color illustrations with integrated coverage of biochemical diseases and clinical information. A clear, succinct approach to the fundamentals of biochemistry that students need to understand to succeed in medical school Ideal as a USMLE review Pedagogy includes new chapter objectives, updated chapter summaries, and boxed cases NEW chapters on Aging, Cancer, and Clinical Biochemistry More than 600 full-color illustrations

Table of Contents

Section 1: Structures and Functions of Proteins and Enzymes

1. Biochemistry & Medicine

2. Water & pH 7

3. Amino Acids & Peptides

4. Proteins:Determination of Primary Structure

5. Proteins: Higher Orders of Structure

6. Proteins: Myoglobin & hemoglobin

7. Enzymes:Mechanism of Action

8. Emzymes: Kinetics

9. Enzumes: regulation of Activities

10. Bioinformatics & Computational Biology

Section 2: Bioenergetics and the Metabolism of Carbohydrates and Lipids

11. Bioenergetics: The Role of ATP

12. Biologic Oxidation

14. Carbohydrates of Physiologic Significance

15. Lipds of Physiologic Significance

16. Overview of Metabolism & the Provision of Metabolic Fuels

17. The Citric Acid Cycle: The Catabolism of Acetyl-CoA

18. Glycolysis & the Oxidation of Pyruvate

19. Metabolism of Glycogen

20. Gluconeogenesis & the Control of Blood Glucose

21. The Pentose Phosphate Pathway & Other Pathways of Hexose Metabolism

22. Oxidation of Fatty Acids: Ketogenesis

23. Biosynthesis of Fatty Acids & Eicosanoids

24. Metabolism of Acylglycerols & Sphingolipids

25. Lipid Transport & Storage

26. Cholesterol Synthesis, Transport, & Excretion

Section 3: Metabolism of Proteins and Amino Acids

27. Biosynthesis of the Nutritionally Nonessential Amino Acids

28. Catabolism of Proteins & of Amino Acid Nitrogen

29. Catabolism of te Carbon Skeletons of Amino Acids

30. Conversion of Amino Acids to Speicalized Products

31. Pophyrins & Bile Pigments

Section 4: Structure, Function and Replication of Infomraitonal Macromolecules

32. Nucleotides

33. Metabolism of Purine & Pyrimidine Nucleotides

34. Nucleic Acid Structure & Function

35. DNA Organization, Replication, & Repair

36. RNA Synthesis, Processing, & Modification

37. Protein Synthesis & The Genetic Code

38. Regulation of Gene Expression

39. Molecular Genetics, Recombinant DNA, & Genomic Technology

Section 5: Biochemistry of Extracellular and Intracullular Communication

40. Membranes: Structure & Function

41. The diversity of the Endocrine System

42. Hormone Action & Signal Transduction

Section 6: Special Topics (will highlight the 16 cases)

43. Nuturition, Digestion & Absorption

44. Micronutrients: Vitamins & Minerals

45. Free Radicals and Antioxidant Nutrients

46. Intracellular Traffic & Sorting of Proteins

47. Glycoproteins

48. The Extracellular Matrix

49. Muscle & the Cytoskeleton

50. Plasma Proteins & Immunoglobulins

51. Hemostasis & Thrombosis

52. Red & White Blood Cells

53. Metabolism of Xenobiotics

54. The Biochemistry of Aging

55. Cancer: An Overview

56. Clinical Biochemistry

57. Biochemical Case Histories


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