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Marks' essential medical biochemistry / Michael Lieberman, Allan Marks, Colleen Smith.

Author:
Lieberman, Michael, 1950- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Baltimore, MD : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2006.
Description:
xiv, 565 p. ill. ; 28 cm.
Notes:
Based on Marks' basic medical biochemistry. 2nd ed. c2005.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
1. An overview of fuel metabolism -- 2. Water, acids, bases, and buffers -- 3. Structures of the major compounds of the body -- 4. Amino acids and proteins -- 5. Structure-function relationships in proteins -- 6. Enzymes as catalysts -- 7. Regulation of enzymes -- 8. Cell structure and signaling by chemical messengers -- 9. Structure of the nucleic acids -- 10. Synthesis of DNA -- 11. Transcription : synthesis of RNA -- 12. Translation : synthesis of proteins -- 13. Regulation of gene expression -- 14. Use of recombinant DNA techniques in medicine -- 15. Cellular bioenergetics : ATP and O[subscript 2] -- 16. Tricarboxylic acid cycle -- 17. Oxidative phosphorylation, mitochondrial function, and oxygen radicals -- 18. Generation of ATP from glucose : glycolysis -- 19. Oxidation of fatty acids and ketone bodies -- 20. Basic concepts in the regulation of fuel metabolism by insulin, glucagon, and other hormones -- 21. Digestion, absorption, and transport of carbohydrates -- 22. Formation and degradation of glycogen -- 23. Pathways of sugar and alcohol metabolism : fructose, galactose, pentose phosphate pathway, and ethanol metabolism -- 24. Synthesis of glycosides, lactose, glycoproteins, glycolipids and proteoglycans -- 25. Gluconeogenesis and maintenance of blood glucose levels -- 26. Digestion and transport of dietary lipids -- 27. Synthesis of fatty acids, triacylglycerols, eicosanoids, and the major membrane lipids -- 28. Cholesterol absorption, synthesis, metabolism, and fate -- 29. Integration of carbohydrate and lipid metabolism -- 30. Protein digestion and amino acid absorption -- 31. Fate of amino acid nitrogen : urea cycle -- 32. Synthesis and degradation of amino acids and amino acid derived products -- 33. Tetrahydrofolate, vitamin B[subscript 12], and S-adenosylmethionine -- 34. Purine and pyrimidine metabolism -- 35. Intertissue relationships in the metabolism of amino acids.
Subject(s):
Other title(s):
Essential medical biochemistry
ISBN:
0781793408
LCCN:
2005024929
OCLC:
61404510
International Article Number:
  • 9780781793407
Related name:
RCP:
C - S