Medical Biochemistry: The Big Picture: The Big Picture [NOOK Book]

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Get the BIG PICTURE of Medical Biochemistry – and target what you really need to know to ace the course exams and the USMLE Step 1



300 FULL-COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS



Medical Biochemistry: The Big Picture is a unique biochemistry review that focuses on the medically applicable concepts and techniques that form...

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Medical Biochemistry: The Big Picture: The Big Picture

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Overview

Get the BIG PICTURE of Medical Biochemistry – and target what you really need to know to ace the course exams and the USMLE Step 1



300 FULL-COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS



Medical Biochemistry: The Big Picture is a unique biochemistry review that focuses on the medically applicable concepts and techniques that form the underpinnings of the diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of medical conditions. Those preparing for the USMLE, residents, as well as clinicians who desire a better understanding of the biochemistry behind a particular pathology will find this book to be an essential reference. Featuring succinct, to-the-point text, more than 300 full-color illustrations, and a variety of learning aids, Medical Biochemistry: The Big Picture is designed to make complex concepts understandable in the shortest amount of time possible.



This full-color combination text and atlas features:



  • Progressive chapters that allow you to build upon what you’ve learned in a logical, effective manner


  • Chapter Overviews that orient you to the important concepts covered in that chapter


  • Numerous tables and illustrations that clarify and encapsulate the text


  • Sidebars covering a particular disease or treatment add clinical relevance to topic discussed


  • Essay-type review questions at the end of each chapter allow you to assess your comprehension of the major topics


  • USMLE-style review questions at the end of each section


  • Three appendices, including examples of biochemically based diseases, a review of basic biochemical techniques, and a review of organic chemistry/biochemistry


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071637923
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 3/9/2012
  • Series: LANGE The Big Picture
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 418
  • File size: 66 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Lee W. Janson, Ph.D., M.D.

Family/General Practice, Emergency and Flight Medicine Physician, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK



Marc E. Tischler, Ph.D

Professor of Biochemistry and Physiology and Medicine, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

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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
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