Crash Course Metabolism and Nutrition Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
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Each chapter guides you succinctly through the full range of curriculum topics, integrating clinical considerations with the relevant basic science and avoiding unnecessary or confusing detail. A range of text boxes help you get to the hints, tips and key points you need fast! A fully revised self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats is included to check your understanding and aid exam preparation. The accompanying enhanced, downloadable eBook completes this invaluable learning package.
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- Quality assured by leading Faculty Advisors - ensures complete accuracy of information
- Features the ever popular 'Hints and Tips' boxes and other useful aide-mémoires - distilled wisdom from those in the know
- Updated self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats – confirm your understanding and improve exam technique fast
Chapter 1. Cell biology
Chapter 2. Introduction to metabolism
Chapter 3. The tricarboxylic acid (TCA) cycle
Chapter 4. Oxidative phosphorylation
Chapter 5. Carbohydrate metabolism
Chapter 6. Glucose homeostasis and diabetes
Chapter 7. Lipid transport and metabolism
Chapter 8. Bioenergetics and obesity
Chapter 9. Protein metabolism and malnutrition
Chapter 10. Purines, pyrimidines, haem and one-carbon transfer
Chapter 11. Thyroid function: Implications for metabolism
Chapter 12. Vitamins and their deficiencies
Chapter 13. Minerals and their deficiencies
Chapter 14. Clinical assessment of metabolism and nutritional disorders
Gareth Wintle, 3rd Year, Biomedical Science Undergraduate, University of Reading, UK and Olivia Vanbergen, MA (Oxon), MSc, MBBS (Distinction), Clinical Fellow in Anaesthesia, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Trust, UK