Textbook of Biochemistry for Medical Students

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Jaypee Brothers Publishers, Nov 26, 2010 - Medical - 554 pages
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The seventh edition of this book is a comprehensive guide to biochemistry for medical students. Divided into six sections, the book examines in depth topics relating to chemical basics of life, metabolism, clinical and applied biochemistry, nutrition, molecular biology and hormones.

New chapters have been added to this edition and each chapter includes clinical case studies to help students understand clinical relevance.

A 274-page free booklet of revision exercises (9789350906378), providing essay questions, short notes, viva voce and multiple choice questions is included to help students in their exam preparation. Free online access to additional clinical cases, key concepts and an image bank is also provided.

Key points

  • Fully updated, new edition providing students with comprehensive guide to biochemistry
  • Includes a free booklet of revision exercises and free online access
  • Highly illustrated with nearly 1500 figures, images, tables and illustrations
  • Previous edition published in 2010
 

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Contents

Biochemical Perspective to Medicine
1
Subcellular Organelles and Cell Membranes
7
Structure and Properties
19
Structure and Function
27
General Concepts and Enzyme Kinetics
41
Chemistry of Carbohydrates
60
Chemistry of Lipids
73
Overview of Metabolism
83
Plasma Proteins
329
AcidBase Balance and pH
341
Electrolyte and Water Balance
355
Body Fluids Milk CSF Amniotic Fluid
365
Fat Soluble Vitamins A D E K
379
Water Soluble Vitamins Thiamine Riboflavin Niacin Pyridoxine Pantothenic acid Biotin
391
Mineral Metabolism and Abnormalities
411
Energy Metabolism and Nutrition
432

Major Metabolic Pathways of Glucose
90
Minor Metabolic Pathways of Carbohydrates
115
Metabolism of Fatty Acids
129
Cholesterol and Lipoproteins
146
MCFA PUFA Prostaglandins and Compound Lipids
160
General Amino Acid Metabolism Urea Cycle One Carbon Metabolism
171
Simple Hydroxy and Sulfur Containing Amino Acids
183
Acidic Basic and Branched Chain Amino Acids Glutamic Acids Aspartic Acid Lysine Arginine
194
Aromatic Amino Acids and Amino Acidurias
203
Citric Acid Cycle
216
Biological Oxidation and Electron Transport Chain
225
Free Radicals and AntiOxidants
236
Heme Synthesis and Breakdown
242
Hemoglobin Structure Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Transport Abnormal Hemoglobins
254
Clinical Enzymology and Biomarkers
266
Regulation of Blood Glucose Insulin and Diabetes Mellitus
275
Cardiovascular Diseases and Hyperlipidemias
292
Liver and Gastric Function Tests
301
Kidney Function Tests
314
Detoxification and Biotransformation of Xenobiotics
447
Environmental Pollution and Heavy Metal Poisons
453
Structure and Replication
471
Transcription and Translation
481
Inheritance Mutations and Control of Gene Expression
499
Recombinant DNA Technology and Gene Therapy
513
Plasmids Cosmids Homopolymertailing Chimeric molecules Cloning Transfection Selection Expression
519
Hypothalamic and Pituitary Hormones
528
Steroid Hormones
532
Thyroid Hormones
538
Immunochemistry
553
Biochemistry of AlDS and HIV
563
Tissue Proteins in Health and Disease
581
Applications of Isotopes in Medicine
592
General Techniques for Separation Purification and Quantitation
601
Molecular Diagnostics
612
APPENDICES
625
Index
637
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DM Vasudevan MBBS MD FAMS FRCPath
Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry, College of Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences,
Cochin, Kerala, India

Sreekumari S MBBS MD
Professor and Head, Department of Biochemistry, Sree Gokulam Medical College and Research Foundation, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

Kannan Vaidyanathan MBBS MD
Professor and Head, Department of Biochemistry, Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Tiruvalla, Kerala, India

 

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