Textbook of Medical Biochemistry: Eighth Edition

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Wife Goes On, Oct 1, 2011 - Medical - 876 pages
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The eighth edition of Textbook of Medical Biochemistry provides a concise, comprehensive overview of biochemistry, with a clinical approach to understand disease processes.

Beginning with an introduction to cell biology, the book continues with an analysis of biomolecule chemistry, molecular biology and metabolism, as well as chapters on diet and nutrition, biochemistry of cancer and AIDS, and environmental biochemistry.

Each chapter includes numerous images, multiple choice and essay-style questions, as well as highlighted text to help students remember the key points.

 

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Contents

Structure and Function
10
Chemistry of Carbohydrates
21
Important Properties of Monosaccharides 28 Other Sugar Derivatives of Biomedical Importance
31
Disaccharides 33 Oligosaccharides 35 Polysaccharides 35 Heteropolysaccharides Heteroglycans
40
Lipids 45 Classification of Lipids 46 Derived Lipids 46 Essential Fatty Acids 48 Alcohols
49
Cholesterol 50 Other Sterols of Biological Importance 52 Simple Lipids 52 Identification of Fats
59
ProstaglandinsChemistry and Functions
66
Plasma ProteinsChemistry and Functions
97
Metabolism of Lipids
398
Digestion and Absorption of Proteins
465
Integration of Metabolism of Carbohydrates Lipids and Proteins
533
Porphyrins and Porphyrias Synthesis of Haem
540
Haem Catabolism
548
Detoxication
555
HormonesChemistry Mechanism of Action and Metabolic Role
562
Metabolism of Minerals and Trace Elements
608

Plasma Proteins 97 Characteristics of Individual Plasma Proteins 98 Other Proteins of Clinical Interest
103
ImmunoglobulinsChemistry and Functions
110
Properties of Individual Immunoglobulins 111 Structure and Chemistry of ImmunoglobulinsModel of
118
Nomenclature and Classification of Enzymes 123 Specificity of Enzymes 123 Mechanism of Enzyme
125
Biological Oxidation
135
Chemistry of Haemoglobin and Haemoglobinopathies
151
Vitamins
162
Chemistry of Respiration and Free Radicals
204
Chemistry of Nucleotides
215
Metabolism of Purines and Pyrimidines
226
Chemistry of Nucleic Acids DNA Replication and DNA Repair
241
Protein Synthesis Gene Expression and Recombinant DNA
261
Polymerase Chain Reaction PCR and RealTime PCR
289
Gene Therapy
298
Technology
309
Digestion and Absorption of Carbohydrates
319
Metabolism of Carbohydrates
325
Digestion and Absorption of Lipids
391
Enzymes and Isoenzymes of Clinical Importance
635
Renal Function Tests
650
Liver Function Tests
659
Gastric Function Tests
675
Thyroid Function Tests
683
Water and Electrolyte Balance and Imbalance
695
Acid Base Balance and Imbalance
708
Cerebrospinal Fluid CSFChemistry and Clinical Significance
725
Radioisotopes in Medicine
734
Diet and Nutrition
745
Environmental Biochemistry
780
Biochemistry of Cancer
790
Principles and Biomedical Importance
817
Introduction to Biochemical Techniques
825
Biochemistry of AIDS
838
Biochemistry of Ageing
851
Bibliography
859
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MN Chatterjea BSc MBBS DCP MD (Biochemistry)
Ex-Professor and Head, Department of Biochemistry, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra, India; Christian Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India; MGM Medical College, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

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