Basic human biochemistry

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Putnam, 1963 - Medical - 483 pages
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Contents

The Structure of the Atom and X Rays page
3
The Chemical Elements
11
Electromotive or Activity Series of Metals page
15
Periodic Chart of the Chemical Elements
16
Natural Radioactive Elements and Artificial Radioactive Isotopes
19
The Uranium Disintegration Series Partial
20
Particles or Projectiles Used for Nuclear Transformations
22
Common Radioisotopes Used in Medicine
35
Carbohydrates
159
Relative Sweetness of Common Sugars
171
Lipids
183
Common Fatty Acids
184
AlphaAmino Acids
197
Dietary Essential and Nonessential Amino Acids
203
Ionization Constants and Isoelectric Points of Some Amino Acids
205
Proteins
211

Chemical Changes Reactions and Equilibrium
43
Solutions
57
Ionization
69
Properties of Ionic Compounds
70
Physiological Functions of Some Common Ions
77
pH and Buffer Solutions
79
Relationships between Numbers and Common Logarithms
80
The pH Scale
84
Average pH Values of Body Fluids
87
Organic Compounds
95
Hydrocarbons and Derivatives
105
Homologous Series of Alkanes
110
Common Alkyl Radicals
111
Organic Compounds and their Functional Characteristic Groups
112
Some Important Halogen Derivatives of Hydrocarbons
113
Oxygen Derivatives of Hydrocarbons
119
Oxygen Derivatives of Hydrocarbons
120
Monohydroxy Alcohols
122
Polyhydroxy Alcohols
123
Aldehydes and Derivatives
125
Hydroxy Aldehydo and Keto Acids
128
Organic Salts
129
Common Acyclic Esters
130
NitrogenContaining Organic Compounds
135
Barbiturates
140
Skeletal Structures of Cyanogens page
142
Heterocyclic Compounds
145
Alkaloids
151
Antimetabolites Sulfonamides and Antibiotics
155
Nucleic Acids and Nucleoproteins
225
Steroids and Sterols
233
Hormones
241
Anterior Lobe Pituitary Hormones
243
Gastrointestinal Hormones
254
Vitamins
263
Enzymes
283
Identifying Abbreviations of Coenzymes
287
Some Pathological Disturbances Caused by Mutant Genes
294
Diagnostic Criteria Based on Enzyme Activity
297
Digestion
301
Carbohydrate and Lipid Metabolism
315
Biological Energy Transformations page
337
Calorimetry and Basal Metabolism
349
Amino Acid Metabolism
355
Mineral Metabolism
371
Metabolism of Bile Pigments
383
Water Electrolyte and AcidBase Balance
391
Acid BaseProducing and Neutral Foods
400
Blood
407
Normal Values of Some Clinically Important Blood Constituents
412
Classification of Human Blood Groups
428
Hereditary Possibilities of Agglutinogens M and N
429
Urine
437
Normal Constituents of Urine
443
Detoxication
455
Logarithms
463
Index
465
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