Medical Biochemistry

Front Cover
Elsevier, Sep 26, 2001 - Science - 1016 pages
Thoroughly updated and in a new two-color format, this well- respected text presents the fundamentals of biochemistry and related topics to students pursuing a one- or two-semester course in pre-med biochemistry or medical programs. The second edition is equally applicable to other health-related fields such as clinical chemistry, medical technology or pharmacology. Medical Biochemistry, Fourth Edition, focuses on the foundations and clinically relevant applications of normal human biochemistry and pathology. Abundantly illustrated with four-color plates.

Revised chapters on molecular biology reflect the latest research in the field
Two color throughout with four color plates
Reference quality appendices include practical information on clinical lab parameters used to diagnose a range of diseases
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Chapter 27 Nucleotide Metabolism
615
Chapter 28 Hemoglobin
645
Chapter 29 Metabolism of Iron and Heme
675
Introduction
699
Hypothalamus and Pituitary
729
Adrenal Glands
749
Thyroid Gland
769
Reproductive System
781

Chapter 9 Simple Carbohydrates
133
Glycoproteins and Glycolipids
153
Proteoglycans and Peptidoglycans
173
Chapter 12 Gastrointestinal Digestion and Absorption
197
Glycolysis and TCA Cycle
225
Chapter 14 Electron Transport and Oxidative Phosphorylation
247
Gluconeogenesis Glycogen Synthesis and Breakdown and Alternative Pathways
275
Glycoproteins Glycolipids GPI Anchors Proteoglycans and Peptidoglycans
307
Chapter 17 Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism
331
Fatty Acids and Eicosanoids
365
Chapter 19 Lipids lI Phospholipids Glycosphingolipids and Cholesterol
401
Plasma Lipoproteins
429
Chapter 21 Muscle and Nonmuscle Contractile Systems
453
Chapter 22 Metabolic Homeostasis
485
Chapter 23 Nucleic Acid Structure and Properties of DNA
521
Chapter 24 DNA Replication Repair and Mutagenesis
545
Chapter 25 RNA and Protein Synthesis
563
Chapter 26 Regulation of Gene Expression
593
Chapter 35 Molecular Immunology
803
Chapter 36 Biochemistry of Hemostasis
839
Chapter 37 Mineral Metabolism
873
Chapter 38 Vitamin Metabolism
901
Chapter 39 Water Electrolytes and AcidBase Balance
929
Appendix I Median Heights and Weights and Recommended Energy Intake
939
Appendix II Weights for Heights of Adults in the United States
941
Appendix III Weight and Height of Males and Gemales up to 18 Years in the United States
943
Appendix IV Recommended Daily Dietary Allowances
945
Appendix V Classification of Selected Enzymes with Clinical Importance According to the Enzyme Commission EC and Their Common Names
947
Appendix VI Serum Protein Electrophoresis and Its Diagnostic Significance
949
Appendix VII Laboratory Evaluation of Hemoglobin Disorders
957
Appendix VIII Acronyms and Abbreviations Found in This Text
963
Appendix IX Reference Intervals for Clinical Laboratory Parameters
967
Index
979
Color Plate Section
1017
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2001)

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.