Medical biochemistry / John W. Baynes, Marek H. Dominiczak.
Contributor(s): Dominiczak, Marek H [author.]Publisher: [Edinburgh?] : Elsevier, Copyright date: �2019Edition: Fifth editionDescription: 1 online resource (xxvi, 682 pages) : color illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780702073014; 0702073016; 9780702073007; 0702073008Subject(s): Biochemistry | Clinical biochemistry | Biochemistry | Biochemical Phenomena | Chemistry, Clinical | Biochemistry -- methods | Health and Fitness | Biochemistry | Clinical biochemistry | Health and WellbeingGenre/Form: Fulltext. | Internet Resources. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Medical biochemistry.DDC classification: 616.07/56 LOC classification: QP514.2Online resources: Click here for the e-copy
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction -- Amino acids and proteins -- Carbohydrates and lipids -- Membranes and transport -- Oxygen transport -- Catalytic proteins -- enzymes -- Vitamins and minerals -- Bioenergetics and oxidative metabolism -- Anaerobic metabolism of carbohydrates in the red blood cell -- The tricarboxylic acid cycle -- Oxidative metabolism of lipids in liver and muscle -- Biosynthesis and storage of carbohydrate in liver and muscle -- Biosynthesis and storage of fatty acids -- Biosynthesis of cholesterol and steroids -- Biosynthesis and degradation of amino acids -- Biosynthesis and degradation of nucleotides -- Complex carbohydrates : glycoproteins -- Complex lipids -- The extracellular matrix -- Deoxyribonucleic acid -- Ribonucleic acid -- Protein synthesis and turnover -- Regulation of gene expression : basic mechanisms -- Genomics, proteomics, and metabolomics -- Membrane receptors and signal transduction -- Neurotransmitters -- Biochemical endocrinology -- Cellular homeostasis : cell growth and cancer -- Aging -- Digestion and absorption of nutrients : the gastrointestinal tract -- Glucose homeostasis and fuel metabolism : diabetes mellitus -- Nutrients and diets -- Lipoprotein metabolism and atherogenesis -- Role of the liver in metabolism -- Water and electrolytes homeostasis -- The lung and the regulation of hydrogen ion concentration (acid-base balance) -- Muscle : energy metabolism, contraction, and exercise -- Bone metabolism and calcium homeostasis -- Neurochemistry -- Blood and plasma proteins -- Hemostasis and thrombosis -- Oxidative stress and inflammation -- The immune response : innate and adaptive immunity -- Selected clinical laboratory reference ranges -- More clinical cases.
"Now fully revised, this acclaimed textbook efficiently links basic biochemistry with the day-to-day practice of medicine. You will learn basic science concepts and see them illustrated by clinical cases that describe patients you will likely encounter in your clinical training. You will also learn about the use of laboratory tests to diagnose and monitor the most important conditions. Brought to you in a thorough yet accessible manner, this new edition of Medical Biochemistry highlights the latest developments in regulatory and molecular biology, signal transduction, biochemistry and biomarkers of chronic disease, and bioinformatics and the '-omics'. It highlights the most important global medical issues: diabetes mellitus, obesity and malnutrition, cancer and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, and addresses the role of nutrition and exercise in medicine"--Publisher's description.
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