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Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews : Biochemistry

Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews : Biochemistry - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0781769600

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ISBN13: 978-0781769600
ISBN10: 0781769604
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Published: 2008
International: No

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Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews : Biochemistry - 4TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0781769600

Pamela Champe

ISBN13: 978-0781769600
ISBN10: 0781769604
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

Thoroughly updated for its Fourth Edition,Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Biochemistryenables students to quickly review, assimilate, and integrate large amounts of complex information by utilizing powerful visual resources that deliver the focus and clarification needed for mastery of difficult biochemical concepts. Its signature outline format, full-color illustrations, and end-of-chapter summaries and USMLE-style review questions make it one of the most user-friendly books in the field. New features include boxed, high-yield facts throughout each chapter and engaging end-of-chapter cartoons. A companion Website features fully searchable online text and additional USMLE-style questions for students and an Image Bank for faculty.

Table of Contents

Protein structure and function
Amino acids p. 1
Structure of proteins p. 13
Globular proteins p. 25
Fibrous proteins p. 43
Enzymes p. 53
Intermediary metabolism
Bioenergetics and oxidative phosphorylation p. 69
Introduction to carbohydrates p. 83
Glycolysis p. 91
Tricarboxylic acid cycle p. 109
Gluconeogenesis p. 117
Glycogen metabolism p. 125
Metabolism of monosaccharides and disaccharides p. 137
Pentose phosphate pathway and NADPH p. 145
Glycosaminoglycans and glycoproteins p. 157
Lipid metabolism
Metabolism of dietary lipids p. 173
Fatty acid and triacylglycerol metabolism p. 181
Complex lipid metabolism p. 201
Cholesterol and steroid metabolism p. 219
Nitrogen metabolism
Amino acids : disposal of nitrogen p. 245
Amino acid degradation and synthesis p. 261
Conversion of amino acids to specialized products p. 277
Nucleotide metabolism p. 291
Integration of metabolism
Metabolic effects of insulin and glucagon p. 307
The feed/fast cycle p. 321
Diabetes mellitus p. 337
Obesity p. 349
Nutrition p. 357
Vitamins p. 373
Storage and expression of genetic information
DNA structure, replication and repair p. 395
RNA structure, synthesis and processing p. 417
Protein synthesis p. 431
Regulation of gene expression p. 449
Biotechnology and human disease p. 465
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