Essentials of Medical Biochemistry: With Clinical Cases

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Academic Press, 24 apr 2015 - 752 pagine

Essentials of Medical Biochemistry, Second Edition: With Clinical Cases is the most condensed, yet detailed biochemistry overview available on the topic. It presents contemporary coverage of the fundamentals of biochemistry, emphasizing relevant physiologic and pathophysiologic biochemical concepts.

Pivotal clinical case studies aid in understanding basic science in the context of diagnosis and treatment of human diseases, and the text illuminates key topics in molecular immunology and hemostasis.

Users will find basic and fundamental concepts that will aid students and professionals in biochemistry, medicine, and other healthcare disciplines. the text is a useful refresher that will help users meet USMLE and other professional licensing examination requirements, providing thorough introductions, key points, multicolored illustrations of chemical structures and figures, fact-filled tables, and recommended reading lists.

  • Presents essential biochemical concepts within the context of their biological functions
  • Contains key clinical case studies in each chapter to enhance understanding of basic science and aid in further comprehension
  • Offers instructional overview figures, flowcharts, tables and multicolored illustrations
  • Includes integrated, recommended reading reference lists within the text
  • Provides an online ancillary package inclusive of PowerPoint images and more than 500 study questions to aid in comprehension and USMLE exam preparation
 

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Sommario

Obesity and Diabetes Mellitus
363
21 Structure and Properties of DNA
381
22 DNA Replication Repair and Mutagenesis
401
23 RNA and Protein Synthesis
419
24 Regulation of Gene Expression
447
25 Nucleotide Metabolism
465
26 Hemoglobin
489
27 Metabolism of Iron and Heme
511

Glycoconjugates Glycoproteins and Glycolipids
109
Fibrous and Nonfibrous Proteins and Proteoglycans
119
11 Gastrointestinal Digestion and Absorption
137
Glycolysis and the Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle
165
13 Electron Transport Chain Oxidative Phosphorylation and Other OxygenConsuming Systems
187
Gluconeogenesis Glycogen Synthesis and Breakdown and Alternative Pathways
205
15 Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism
227
Fatty Acids and Eicosanoids
269
Phospholipids Glycosphingolipids and Cholesterol
299
Plasma Lipoproteins
321
19 Contractile Systems
339
Introduction and Signal Transduction
531
Hypothalamus and Pituitary
545
Adrenal Glands
559
Thyroid Gland
577
Reproductive System
589
33 Immunology
607
34 Biochemistry of Hemostasis
637
35 Mineral Metabolism
661
36 Vitamin Metabolism
683
37 Water Electrolytes and AcidBase Balance
701
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Informazioni sull'autore (2015)

N. V. Bhagavan is an Emeritus Professor in the department of Anatomy, Biochemistry,

and Physiology at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa.

An active professor, researcher, and teacher, he has many years of experience in both

the instruction and practice of clinical biochemistry.

Chung-Eun Ha is an Associate Professor in the department of Native Hawaiian Health

at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa. Since 2001,

he has been teaching medical biochemistry to students who come from disadvantaged

backgrounds. He is also actively involved in the various aspects of molecular biology

and biochemical research in the field of clinical medicine.

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