Metabolic Regulation: A Human Perspective

Metabolic Regulation: A Human Perspective

by Keith N. Frayn
     
 

ISBN-10: 1855780488

ISBN-13: 9781855780484

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: Portland Press, Limited

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:
9781855780484
Publisher:
Portland Press, Limited
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Series:
Frontiers in Metabolism/Neurobiology Ser.
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
265
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Editor's preface
Author's preface
Abbreviations
1Some important concepts
2Digestion and intestinal absorption
3Metabolic characteristics of the organs and tissues
4Some important endocrine organs and hormones
5Integration of carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism in the whole body
6The nervous system and metabolism
7Coping with some extreme situations
8Lipoprotein metabolism
9Diabetes Mellitus
10Energy balance and body weight regulation
References
Subject index

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