ISBN: 9781929007639
Page Count: 496
Imprint: Elsevier
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Netter's Essential Biochemistry,

by Peter Ronner, PhD
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ISBN: 9781929007639
Page Count: 496
Imprint: Elsevier
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Concise writing, a focus on clinical applications, and superb illustrations make Netter’s Essential Biochemistry, by Peter Ronner, PhD, the perfect choice for a basic understanding of biochemistry.. A single expert voice, informed by the insights of a team of reviewers, provides continuity throughout the text, presenting essentials of biochemical principles step by step. Summary diagrams help you grasp key concepts quickly, and end-of-chapter questions reinforce key concepts.

    • Provides a highly visual, reader-friendly approach to the challenging area of biochemistry.
    • Integrates the clinical perspective throughout the text, giving context and meaning to biochemistry.
    • Frames every chapter with helpful synopses and summaries, and ends each chapter with review questions that reinforce major themes.
    • Illustrates key concepts with beautifully clear drawings and diagrams of biochemical processes which are supplemented with art from the renowned Netter collection, bridging basic sciences with clinical practice.
    • Student Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book as well as new materials (outlined above) designed to produce a more rounded learning experience.
    1. The Human Karyotype and the Structure of DNA
    2. DNA Repair and Therapy of Cancer
    3. DNA Replication
    4. Clinical Tests Based on DNA or RNA
    5. Basic Genetics for Biochemistry
    6. Transcription and RNA processing
    7. Protein Synthesis and Posttranslational Protein Processing
    8. Cell Cycle and Cancer
    9. The Structure of Proteins and Protein Aggregates in Degenerative Diseases
    10. Enzymes and Consequences of Enzyme Deficiencies
    11. Biological Membranes
    12. Collagen, Collagenopathies, and Diseases of Mineralization
    13. Pathologic Alterations of the Extracellular Matrix that Involve Fibrillin, Elastin, or Proteoglycans
    14. Heme Metabolism, Porphyrias, and Hyperbilirubinemia
    15. Iron Metabolism: Iron-Deficiency Anemia and Iron Overload
    16. Erythropoiesis, Hemoglobin Function, and the CBC
    17. Hemoglobinopathies
    18. Carbohydrate Transport, Carbohydrate Malabsorption, and Lactose Intolerance
    19. Glycolysis and its Regulation by Hormones and Hypoxia
    20. Fructose and Galactose Metabolism: Hereditary Fructose Intolerance and Galactosemia
    21. Pentose Phosphate Pathway, Oxidative Stress, and Glucose 6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency
    22. Citric Acid Cycle and Thiamine Deficiency
    23. Oxidative Phosphorylation and Mitochondrial Diseases
    24. Glycogen Metabolism and Glycogen Storage Diseases
    25. Gluconeogenesis and Fasting Hypoglycemia
    26. Insulin and Counterregulatory Hormones
    27. Fatty acids, Ketone Bodies, and Ketoacidosis
    28. Triglycerides and Hypertriglyceridemia
    29. Cholesterol Metabolism and Hypercholesterolemia
    30. Metabolism of Ethanol and the Consequences of Alcohol Dependence Syndrome
    31. Steroid Hormones and Vitamin D
    32. Eicosanoids
    33. Signaling
    34. Digestion of Dietary Protein and Net Synthesis of Protein in the Body
    35. Protein degradation, Amino Acid Metabolism, and Nitrogen Balance
    36. One-Carbon Metabolism, Folate Deficiency, and Cobalamin Deficiency
    37. Pyrimidine Nucleotides and Chemotherapy
    38. Gout and Other Diseases Related to the Metabolism of Purine Nucleotides
    39. Diabetes
  • Peter Ronner, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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