Integrative Human Biochemistry: A Textbook for Medical Biochemistry

Integrative Human Biochemistry: A Textbook for Medical Biochemistry

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ISBN-13: 9781493941711
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 08/23/2016
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 421
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Miguel A.R.B. Castanho, PhD, is Principal Investigator at the Institute of Molecular Medicine and Head of the Biochemistry Department of the School of Medicine of the University of Lisbon, Portugal.

Andrea T. Da Poian, PhD, is Principal Investigator at the Institute of Medical Biochemistry Leopoldo de Meis of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Life is made of molecules!.- The Chemistry and Physics of Life.- The Families of Biological Molecules.- Introduction to Metabolism.- The Regulation of Metabolism; Energy Conservation in Metabolism: The Mechanisms of ATP Synthesis.- Catabolism of the Major Biomolecules.- Metabolic Responses to Hyperglycemia.- Regulation and Integration of Metabolism During Hypoglycemia.- Regulation and Integration of Metabolism During Physical Activity.- Control of Body Weight and the Modern Metabolic Diseases.

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