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Basic Medical Biochemistry : A Clinical Approach

ISBN-10: 068305595X

ISBN-13: 9780683055955

Edition: 1st 1996

Authors: Dawn B. Marks, Allan D. Marks, Colleen M. Smith

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Author and social philosopher Charles B. Handy presents 35 recently-published essays advocating compromise as the path to progress and urging organizations to give more freedom to individual employees in order to maintain a balance between commitment and creativity. First published in Great Britain by Hitchinson, Random House Ltd., 1995. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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List price: $49.95
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 806
Size: 7.87" wide x 9.84" long
Weight: 4.180
Language: English

Preface
How to Use This Book
Metabolic Fuels and Dietary Componentsp. 3
The Fed or Absorptive Statep. 21
Fastingp. 27
Acids, Bases, and Buffersp. 37
Relationship of Organic Chemistry to Biochemistryp. 43
Structures of the Major Compounds of the Bodyp. 51
Amino Acids Found in Proteinsp. 67
Protein Structurep. 79
Enzymesp. 99
Relationship between Cell Biology and Biochemistryp. 129
Structure of the Nucleic Acidsp. 149
Synthesis of DNAp. 167
Transcription: Synthesis of RNAp. 181
Translation: Synthesis of Proteinsp. 199
Regulation of Gene Expressionp. 215
Use of Recombinant DNA Techniques in Medicinep. 239
Oncogenes and the Molecular Biology of Cancerp. 259
Bioenergetics of the Cellp. 275
Tricarboxylic Acid Cyclep. 291
Oxidative Phosphorylation and the Electron Transport Chainp. 311
Oxygen Metabolism and Oxygen Toxicityp. 327
Generation of ATP from Glucose: Glycolysisp. 341
Generation of ATP from Fatty Acids and Ketone Bodiesp. 357
Basic Concepts in the Regulation of Fuel Metabolism by Insulin, Glucagon, and Other Hormonesp. 373
Digestion, Absorption, and Transport of Carbohydratesp. 393
Formation and Degradation of Glycogenp. 407
Glucose Metabolism in the Liver: Glycolysis and Gluconeogenesisp. 423
Pentose Phosphate Pathwayp. 437
Pathways for the Interconversion of Sugarsp. 445
Proteoglycans, Glycoproteins, and Glycolipidsp. 457
Maintenance of Blood Glucose Levelsp. 471
Digestion and Transport of Dietary Lipidsp. 491
Synthesis of Fatty Acids, Triacylglycerols, and the Major Membrane Lipidsp. 501
Cholesterol Metabolism and the Blood Lipoproteinsp. 525
Metabolism of the Eicosanoidsp. 545
Integration of Carbohydrate and Lipid Metabolismp. 557
Protein Digestion and Amino Acid Absorptionp. 573
Fate of Amino Acid Nitrogen: Urea Cyclep. 581
Synthesis and Degradation of Amino Acidsp. 595
Tetrahydrofolate, Vitamin B[subscript 12], and S-Adenosylmethioninep. 613
Special Products Derived from Amino Acidsp. 623
Intertissue Relationships in the Metabolism of Amino Acidsp. 647
Structure, Synthesis, and Basic Actions of Hormonesp. 671
Actions of Hypothalamic and Pituitary Hormonesp. 689
Actions of Hormones That Regulate Fuel Metabolismp. 703
Actions of Hormones That Affect Sodium and Calcium Levelsp. 717
Actions of Hormones That Affect Growth, Differentiation, and Reproductionp. 733
Patient Indexp. 747
Subject Indexp. 751
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