Metabolism

ISBN-10: 1405107162
ISBN-13: 9781405107167
Edition: 3rd 2004 (Revised)
Authors: J. G. Salway
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Description: Metabolism at a Glance is a complete review course of metabolism in health and disease and offers a unique approach to the study of this difficult discipline. Metabolism is a complicated subject involving complex molecules and interrelated  More...

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List price: $45.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/16/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 11.00" wide x 13.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Metabolism at a Glance is a complete review course of metabolism in health and disease and offers a unique approach to the study of this difficult discipline. Metabolism is a complicated subject involving complex molecules and interrelated pathways. These metabolic pathways are usually taught separately with the result that the student develops a detailed but compartmentalised approach to metabolism and frequently fails to see the overall picture and its physiological significance. Using the at a Glance format, the book takes the student through a complete course in intermediary metabolism in an integrated manner. The same chart is repeated throughout the book with the individual pathway under study highlighted. The book is an ideal text for introductory biochemistry courses and has established itself as an enormously popular book amongst lecturers and students alike. This third edition is fully updated and includes five new chapters to mirror those topics currently taught at undergraduate level: 1. Metabolic Channelling 2. Glucose homeostasis and Reye's Disease 3. Pentose phosphate pathway and the prodcution of NADPH 4. Tryptophan metabolism in health and disease 5. Tyrosine metabolism in health and disease

Foreword
Preface
Introduction to Metabolic Pathways
Biosynthesis of ATP, part I
Biosynthesis of ATP, part II
The oxidation of cytosolic NADH + H+
Metabolism of glucose to give energy
Metabolism of one molecule of glucose to form 38 molecules of ATP
Metabolism of glucose to glycogen
Anaerobic metabolism of glucose and glycogen to yield energy as ATP
2,3 Bisphosphoglycerate and the red blood cell
Metabolism of glucose to fat (triacylglycerol)
Metabolism of glucose to fatty acids and triacylglycerol
The pentose phosphate pathway and the production of NADPH
The pyruvate/malate cycle and the production of NADPH
Mammals cannot synthesis glucose from fatty acids
Metabolism of triacylglycerol to provide energy as ATP
Glycogen metabolism part I
Glycogen metabolism part II
Glycogen metabolism part III: regulation of glycogen breakdown
Glycogen metabolism part IV : regulation of glycogen biosynthesis
Regulation of glycolysis
Glycolysis and the pentose phosphate pathway in the liver in the fed state
Glycolysis in skeletal muscle; biochemistry of sport and excerise
Regulation of gluconeogenesis
Regulation of the Krebs cycle
Regulation of fatty acid oxidation part I
Regulation of fatty acid oxidation part II
The ketone bodies
Ketone body utilisation
Beta-Oxidation of unsaturated fatty acids
Peroxisomal Beta-oxidation
Elongation and desaturation of fatty acids
Cholestrerol, bile acids and the steroid hormones
The ornithine cycle for the production of urea
Metabolic Channelling
Biosynthesis of the non-essential amino acids
Catabolism of amino acids
Catabolism of amino acids
Metabolism of amino acids to glucose in starvation and during the period immediately after re-feeding
Metabolism of protein to fat
Disorders of amino acid metabolism
Tyrosine metabolism in health and disease
Tyrosine metabolism
Amino acid metabolism, folate metabolism and the 1-carbon pool part I
Amino acid metabolism, folate metabolism and the 1-carbon pool part II
Porphyrin metabolism, heam and the bile pigments
Metabolism of ethanol
Sorbitol, galactitol, glucaronate and xylitol
Fructose metabolism
Glucose homeostasis: Reye's syndrome
Diabetes I: insulin-stimulated glycogen synthesis
Diabetes II: metabolic changes in Type I diabetes
Diabetes III: Type I diabetes, type II diabetes, MODY and pancreatic Beta-cell metabolism
Diabetes IV: type II diabetes and insulin resistance in muscle
Diabetes V: type II diabetes and insulin resistance in adipose tissue
Diabetes VI: type II diabetes and insulin resistance in liver
Index

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