ISBN: 9780323286183
Page Count: 608
Imprint: Saunders
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Principles of Medical Biochemistry Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition

by Gerhard Meisenberg, PhD and William H. Simmons, PhD
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780323286183
Page Count: 608
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $69.99
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"Highly Commended," Basic and Clinical Sciences Category, British Medical Association 2012 Medical Book Competition

    • Access the fully searchable text online at www.studentconsult.com, along with downloadable illustrations, 150 USMLE-style test questions, 20 clinical case studies, chapter summaries, and integration links to related subjects.
    • Understand biochemistry, cell biology, and genetics together in context through an integrated approach.
    • Get only the information you need for your course with comprehensive yet focused coverage of relevant topics.
    • Review and reinforce your learning using the glossary of technical terms, highlighted in the text and with interactive features online.
    • Tap into the most up-to-date coverage of new developments in genome research, the molecular basis of genetic diseases, techniques of DNA sequencing and molecular diagnosis, RNA interference as a mechanism both for regulation of gene expression and for anti-viral defense, and more.
    • Gain a clear visual understanding through new and updated figures that provide current and relevant guidance.
    • Make the link between basic science and clinical medicine with new Clinical Example boxes in nearly every chapter.
  • PART I: PRINCIPLES OF MOLECULAR STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION

    Chapter 1: Introduction to Biomolecules

    Chapter 2: Introduction to Protein Structure

    Chapter 3: Oxygen Transporters: Hemoglobin and Myoglobin

    Chapter 4: Enzymatic Reactions

    Chapter 5: Coenzymes

    PART II: GENETIC INFORMATION: DNA, RNA, AND PROTEIN SYNTHESIS

    Chapter 6: DNA, RNA, and Protein Synthesis

    Chapter 7: The Human Genome

    Chapter 8: Protein Targeting

    Chapter 9: Introduction to Genetic Diseases

    Chapter 10: Viruses

    Chapter 11: DNA Technology

    PART III: CELL AND TISSUE STRUCTURE

    Chapter 12: Biological Membranes

    Chapter 13: The Cytoskeleton

    Chapter 14: The Extracellular Matrix

    PART IV: MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY

    Chapter 15: Plasma Proteins

    Chapter 16: Extracellular Messengers

    Chapter 17: Intracellular Messengers

    Chapter 18: Cellular Growth Control and Cancer

    PART V: METABOLISM

    Chapter 19: Digestive Enzymes

    Chapter 20: Introduction to Metabolic Pathways

    Chapter 21: Glycolysis, Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle, and Oxidative Phosphorylation

    Chapter 22: Carbohydrate Metabolism

    Chapter 23: The Metabolism of Fatty Acids and Triglycerides

    Chapter 24: The Metabolism of Membrane Lipids

    Chapter 25: Lipid Transport

    Chapter 26: Amino Acid Metabolism

    Chapter 27: Heme Metabolism

    Chapter 28: The Metabolism of Purines and Pyrimidines

    Chapter 29: Vitamins and Minerals

    Chapter 30: Integration of Metabolism

  • Gerhard Meisenberg, PhD, Course Director Medical Biochemistry, Ross University, Dominica, West Indies and William H. Simmons, PhD, Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Loyola University School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois
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