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.

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"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

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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

Ch. 1Introduction to biomolecules3
Ch. 2Introduction to protein structure19
Ch. 3Oxygen transporters : hemoglobin and myoglobin33
Ch. 4Enzymatic reactions43
Ch. 5Coenzymes61
Ch. 6DNA, RNA, and protein synthesis71
Ch. 7Viruses103
Ch. 8The human genome119
Ch. 9Protein targeting143
Ch. 10Introduction to genetic diseases153
Ch. 11DNA technology169
Ch. 12Biological membranes199
Ch. 13The cytoskeleton217
Ch. 14The extracellular matrix233
Ch. 15Plasma proteins255
Ch. 16Extracellular messengers287
Ch. 17Intracellular messengers313
Ch. 18Cellular growth control and cancer335
Ch. 19Digestive enzymes363
Ch. 20Introduction to metabolic pathways371
Ch. 21Glycolysis, tricarboxylic acid cycle, and oxidative phosphorylation377
Ch. 22Carbohydrate metabolism407
Ch. 23The metabolism of fatty acids and triglycerides429
Ch. 24The metabolism of membrane lipids447
Ch. 25Lipid transport461
Ch. 26Amino acid metabolism479
Ch. 27Heme metabolism503
Ch. 28The metabolism and purines and pyrimidines511
Ch. 29Vitamins and minerals523
Ch. 30Integration of metabolism549

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