Principles of Medical Biochemistry: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 2

Principles of Medical Biochemistry: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 2

by Gerhard Meisenberg, William H. Simmons
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323029426

ISBN-13: 9780323029421

Pub. Date: 01/19/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

"Highly Commended," Basic and Clinical Sciences Category, British Medical Association 2012 Medical Book Competition

  • Access the fully searchable text online at www.studentconsult.com, along with downloadable illustrations, 150 USMLE-style test questions, 20 clinical case studies, chapter summaries, and integration links to related subjects.

Overview

"Highly Commended," Basic and Clinical Sciences Category, British Medical Association 2012 Medical Book Competition

  • Access the fully searchable text online at www.studentconsult.com, along with downloadable illustrations, 150 USMLE-style test questions, 20 clinical case studies, chapter summaries, and integration links to related subjects.
  • Understand biochemistry, cell biology, and genetics together in context through an integrated approach.
  • Get only the information you need for your course with comprehensive yet focused coverage of relevant topics.
  • Review and reinforce your learning using the glossary of technical terms, highlighted in the text and with interactive features online.

  • Tap into the most up-to-date coverage of new developments in genome research, the molecular basis of genetic diseases, techniques of DNA sequencing and molecular diagnosis, RNA interference as a mechanism both for regulation of gene expression and for anti-viral defense, and more.
  • Gain a clear visual understanding through new and updated figures that provide current and relevant guidance.
  • Make the link between basic science and clinical medicine with new Clinical Example boxes in nearly every chapter.

Focus on the most essential biochemistry principles and how they apply to clinical medicine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323029421
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/19/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
696
Product dimensions:
8.46(w) x 10.84(h) x 1.05(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: PRINCIPLES OF MOLECULAR STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION

Chapter 1: Introduction to Biomolecules

Chapter 2: Introduction to Protein Structure

Chapter 3: Oxygen Transporters: Hemoglobin and Myoglobin

Chapter 4: Enzymatic Reactions

Chapter 5: Coenzymes

PART II: GENETIC INFORMATION: DNA, RNA, AND PROTEIN SYNTHESIS

Chapter 6: DNA, RNA, and Protein Synthesis

Chapter 7: The Human Genome

Chapter 8: Protein Targeting

Chapter 9: Introduction to Genetic Diseases

Chapter 10: Viruses

Chapter 11: DNA Technology

PART III: CELL AND TISSUE STRUCTURE

Chapter 12: Biological Membranes

Chapter 13: The Cytoskeleton

Chapter 14: The Extracellular Matrix

PART IV: MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY

Chapter 15: Plasma Proteins

Chapter 16: Extracellular Messengers

Chapter 17: Intracellular Messengers

Chapter 18: Cellular Growth Control and Cancer

PART V: METABOLISM

Chapter 19: Digestive Enzymes

Chapter 20: Introduction to Metabolic Pathways

Chapter 21: Glycolysis, Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle, and Oxidative Phosphorylation

Chapter 22: Carbohydrate Metabolism

Chapter 23: The Metabolism of Fatty Acids and Triglycerides

Chapter 24: The Metabolism of Membrane Lipids

Chapter 25: Lipid Transport

Chapter 26: Amino Acid Metabolism

Chapter 27: Heme Metabolism

Chapter 28: The Metabolism of Purines and Pyrimidines

Chapter 29: Vitamins and Minerals

Chapter 30: Integration of Metabolism

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