Metabolic Regulation: A Human Perspective / Edition 3

Metabolic Regulation: A Human Perspective / Edition 3

by Keith N. Frayn
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405183594

ISBN-13: 9781405183598

Pub. Date: 03/08/2010

Publisher: Wiley

The important Third Edition of this successful book conveys a modern and integrated picture of metabolism and metabolic regulation. Explaining difficult concepts with unequalled clarity, author Keith Frayn provides the reader with an essential guide to the subject. Covering topics such as energy balance, body weight regulation and how the body copes with extreme

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The important Third Edition of this successful book conveys a modern and integrated picture of metabolism and metabolic regulation. Explaining difficult concepts with unequalled clarity, author Keith Frayn provides the reader with an essential guide to the subject. Covering topics such as energy balance, body weight regulation and how the body copes with extreme situations, this book illustrates how metabolic regulation allows the human body to adapt to many different conditions. Changes throughout the new edition include:

  • Extensive chapter updates
  • Clear and accessible 2-color diagrams
  • Q&A sections online at www.wiley.com/go/frayn to facilitate learning

Frayn has written a book which will continue to be an extremely valuable tool for scientists, practitioners and students working and studying across a broad range of allied health sciences including medicine, biochemistry, nutrition, dietetics, sports science and nursing.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405183598
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/08/2010
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

List of Abbreviations ix

1 The Underlying Principles of Human Metabolism 1

2 Cellular Mechanisms Involved in Metabolic Regulation 27

3 Digestion and Intestinal Absorption 53

4 Longer-Term Regulation of Metabolism 77

5 Organs and Tissues 92

6 Important Endocrine Organs and Hormones 144

7 Integration of Carbohydrate, Fat, and Protein Metabolism in Normal Daily Life 169

8 The Nervous System and Metabolism 213

9 Coping with Some Extreme Situations 235

10 Lipoprotein Metabolism 275

11 Diabetes Mellitus 306

12 Energy Balance and Body Weight Regulation 329

Colour plate section can be found between pages 148 and 149

References 351

Index 359

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