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Biochemistry

Author: Pamela C Champe; Richard A Harvey, Ph. D.; Denise R Ferrier
Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2008.
Series: Lippincott's illustrated reviews.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Biochemistry enables students to quickly review, assimilate, and integrate large amounts of complex information by utilizing 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Outlines
Examination Questions
Examinations
Outlines and syllabi
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela C Champe; Richard A Harvey, Ph. D.; Denise R Ferrier
ISBN: 9780781769600 0781769604
OCLC Number: 134991023
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 520 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Unit I: Protein structure and function. Amino acids ; Structure of proteins ; Globular proteins ; Fibrous proteins ; Enzymes --
Unit II: Intermediary metabolism. Bioenergetics and oxidative phosphorylation ; Introduction to carbohydrates ; Glycolysis ; Tricarboxylic acid cycle ; Gluconeogenesis ; Glycogen metabolism ; Metabolism of monosaccharides and disaccharides ; Pentose phosphate pathway and NADPH ; Glycosaminoglycans and glycoproteins --
Unit III: Lipid metabolism. Metabolism of dietary lipids ; Fatty acid and triacylglycerol metabolism ; Complex lipid metabolism ; Cholesterol and steroid metabolism. Unit IV: Nitrogen metabolism. Amino acids: disposal of nitrogen ; Amino acid degradation and synthesis ; Conversion of amino acids to specialized products ; Nucleotide metabolism --
Unit V: Integration of metabolism. Metabolic effects of insulin and glucagon ; The feed/fast cycle ; Diabetes mellitus ; Obesity ; Nutrition ; Vitamins --
Unit VI: Storage and expression of genetic information. DNA structure, replication and repair ; RNA structure, synthesis and processing ; Protein synthesis ; Regulation of gene expression ; Biotechnology and human disease.
Series Title: Lippincott's illustrated reviews.
Responsibility: Pamela C. Champe, Richard A. Harvey, Denise R. Ferrier.

Abstract:

Biochemistry enables students to quickly review, assimilate, and integrate large amounts of complex information by utilizing 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.
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