Deja Review Biochemistry, Second Edition / Edition 2

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Overview

MAXIMUM RETENTION—MINIMAL TIME

"...a clear and concise review of the material...there is enough content to give the student an understanding rather than them just memorizing, which allows for maximum success on the USMLE Step 1. This book is an excellent quick board review and a necessary addition to any medical student's books for the first two years." — Adam Darnobid, Fourth Year Medical Student, SUNY Upstate Medical University

"All of the questions that pertain to a specific disease or clinical presentation are extremely high-yield...a good review of the topic." — Lee Donner, Fourth Year Medical Student, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine

Deja Review: Biochemistry boils down your coursework to just the critical concepts you need to know for exam success. This unbeatable guide features a quick-read, two-column "flashcard" Q&A format—specifically designed to help you remember a large amount of pertinent information in the least amount of time. The format allows you to zero-in on only the correct answers to promote memory retention and get the most out of your study time. Great for last minute review of high-yield facts, Deja Review provides a straightforward way for you to assess your strengths and weaknesses and so you can excel on your course exams and the USMLE Step 1.

  • Active recall questions allow you to understand, not just memorize, the content
  • Clinical vignettes at the end of chapters prepare you for board-style questions
  • Portable size for study on the go—fits in your white coat pocket
  • Bookmark included to guide you through easy-to-use flashcard presentation
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071627177
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/21/2010
  • Series: Deja Review Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 206
  • Sales rank: 807,592
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Saad M. Manzoul, M.D., is a resident physician in the Diagnostic Radiology Program at George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC. He graduated from Case School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio.

Hussan Mohammed is a Medical Student at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland. He obtained his undergraduate BS degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

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Table of Contents

Faculty Reviewers/Student Reviewers ix

Contributors xi

Preface xiii

Acknowledgments xv

Chapter 1 Proteins 1

Overview 1

Hemeproteins 6

Connective Tissue Proteins 13

Enzymes 16

Amino Acid Disorders 22

Clinical Vignettes-Make the Diagnosis 26

Chapter 2 Metabolism 31

Overview 31

Glycolysis 31

Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle 37

Gluconeogenesis 39

Oxidative Phosphorylation 41

Glycogen Metabolism 44

Disaccharide Metabolism 51

Hexose Monophosphate Shunt 54

Heme Metabolism 57

Purine and Pyrimidine Metabolism 61

Amino Acid Transport 67

Urea Cycle 68

Cholesterol, Lipoproteins, and Steroid Biosynthesis 70

Clinical Vignettes-Make the Diagnosis 78

Chapter 3 Nutrition 83

Energy Needs 83

Macronutrients 84

Water-Soluble Vitamins 86

Fat-Soluble Vitamins 91

Minerals 95

Summary Charts 97

Clinical Vignettes-Make the Diagnosis 103

Chapter 4 Molecular Biology 107

Overview 107

Laboratory Techniques 109

Cell Cycle 115

DNA and Replication 118

RNA and Transcription 123

Translation 125

Cancer Drugs 129

Summary Chart 130

Clinical Vignettes-Make the Diagnosis 131

Chapter 5 Genetics 135

Overview 135

Chromosomal Abnormalities 139

Genetic Disorders 143

Cancer Genetics 145

Summary Chart 150

Clinical Vignettes-Make the Diagnosis 150

Chapter 6 Cell Biology and Physiology 155

Plasma Membrane 155

Membrane Proteins 157

NA+/K+ ATPase 159

Major Ion Transport Proteins 161

Nucleus 164

Endoplasmic Reticulum 166

Mitochondria 166

Golgi Apparatus 168

Lysosomal Storage Diseases 171

Cytoskeleton 174

Organelle Interactions 175

Cell-to-Cell Communication 177

Receptors 178

Arachidonic Acid Products 181

Muscle 183

Summary Chart 187

Clinical Vignettes-Make the Diagnosis 191

Index 195

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