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Three-hundred full-color illustrations give medical students the big picture of biochemistry Biochemistry: The Big Pictureis full-color review of the biomedical concepts essential to the diagnosis and treatment of clincial conditions. The book's consistent user-friendly presentation features concise, bulleted text and tables on the left-hand page, with full-color images on the facing page. Features Pedagogy includes chapter objectives, summaries, and USMLE-style questions Intentionally excludes topics not relative to a clinical or hospital setting -- making it perfect for medical students and residents Includes only high-yield topics (ones that are traditionally covered on the USMLE, etc) to help you get the most out of your study time
Table of Contents
Section I: The Basic Molecules of Life Chapter 1. Amino Acids and Proteins Chapter 2. Carbohydrates Chapter 3. Lipids Chapter 4. Nucleosides, Nucleotides, DNA, and RNA Section I: Integrated USMLE-Style Questions and Answers Section II: Functional Biochemistry Chapter 5. Enzymes and Amino Acid/Protein Metabolism Chapter 6. Carbohydrate Metabolism Chapter 7. Lipid Metabolism Chapter 8. Membranes Chapter 9. DNA/RNA Function and Protein Synthesis Section II: Integrated USMLE-Style Questions and Answers Section III: Applied Biochemistry Chapter 10. Metabolism and Vitamins/Minerals Chapter 11. The Digestive System Chapter 12. Muscles and Motility Chapter 13. Connective Tissue and Bone Chapter 14. Blood Chapter 15. The Immune System Chapter 16. The Cardiovascular System Chapter 17. The Respiratory System Chapter 18. The Urinary System Chapter 19. The Nervous System Chapter 20. The Reproductive System Section III: Integrated USMLE-Style Questions and Answers Section IV: Appendices Appendix I: Biochemical Basis of Diseases Appendix II: Biochemical Methods Appendix III: Organic Chemistry Primer Index