High-Yield Biochemistry

ISBN-10: 0781799244
ISBN-13: 9780781799249
Edition: 3rd 2010 (Revised)
Authors: R. Bruce Wilcox
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List price: $41.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 2/9/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Part of the popular High-Yield Series, this updated Third Edition provides a succinct, heavily illustrated review in outline format of medical biochemistry for students preparing for USMLE Step 1. Highlights of this edition include revised and updated chapters on gene expression and biomedical technology. More clinical correlates have been added throughout the text.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Acid-Base Relationships
Acidic dissociation
Measures of acidity
Buffers
Acid-base balance
Acid-base disorders
Clinical relevance: diabetic ketoacidosis
Amino Acids and Proteins
Functions of proteins
Proteins as polypeptides
Protein structure
Protein solubility and R-groups
Protein denaturation
Clinical relevance
Enzymes
Energy relationships
Free-energy change
Enzymes as biological catalysts
Michaelis-Menten equation
Lineweaver-Burk equation
Enzyme regulation
Clinical relevance: methanol and ethylene glycol poisoning
Citric Acid Cycle and Oxidative Phosphorylation
Cellular energy and adenosine triphosphate
Citric acid cycle
Products of the citric acid cycle (one revolution)
Synthetic function of the citric acid cycle
Regulation of the citric acid cycle
Electron transport and oxidative phosphorylation
Chemiosmotic hypothesis
Clinical relevance
Carbohydrate Metabolism
Carbohydrate digestion and absorption
Glycogen metabolism
Glycolysis
Gluconeogenesis
Regulation of glycolysis and gluconeogenesis
Pentose phosphate pathway
Sucrose and lactose metabolism
Clinical relevance
Lipid Metabolism
Lipid function
Lipid digestion
Lipoprotein transport and metabolism
Oxidation of fatty acids
Fatty acid synthesis
Glycerolipid synthesis
Sphingolipid synthesis
Cholesterol synthesis
Clinical relevance
Amino Acid Metabolism
Functions of amino acids
Removal of amino acid nitrogen
Urea cycle and detoxification of NH+4
Carbon skeletons of amino acids
Clinical relevance: inherited (inborn) errors of amino acid metabolism
Nucleotide Metabolism
Nucleotide structure
Nucleotide function
Purine nucleotide synthesis
Pyrimidine nucleotide synthesis
Deoxyribonucleotide synthesis
Nucleotide degradation
Clinical relevance
Nutrition
Energy needs
Macronutrients
Micronutrients: the fat-soluble vitamins
Micronutrients: the water-soluble vitamins
Minerals
Gene Expression
Genetic information
DNA and RNA: nucleic acid structure
DNA synthesis (replication)
Transcription
Translation (protein synthesis)
Mutations
Biochemical Technology
Protein purification
Protein analysis
DNA analysis
Cloning of recombinant DNA and protein
Clinical relevance
Hormones
Overview
Classification of hormones
Mechanisms of hormone action
Hormones that regulate fuel metabolism
Hormones that regulate salt and water balance
Hormones that regulate calcium and phosphate metabolism
Hormones that regulate body size and metabolism
Hormones that regulate the male reproductive system
Hormones that regulate the female reproductive system
Clinical relevance: diabetes mellitus
Index

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