Mark's essential medical biochemistry / Michael Lieberman, Allan Marks, Colleen Smith.
By: Lieberman, Michael.
Contributor(s): Marks, Allan D | Smith, Colleen M | Marks, Dawn B | Smith, Colleen M. Marks' basic medical biochemistry.Material type: BookPublisher: Philadelphia, Pa. ; London : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007Description: xiv, 565 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9780781793407 (pbk.); 0781793408 (pbk.).Other title: Essential medical biochemistry | Mark's essentials of medical biochemistry [Cover title].Subject(s): Biochemistry | Clinical biochemistry | Biochemistry | Clinical Medicine | Metabolism
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Based on Marks' basic medical biochemistry. 2nd ed. c2005.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
An overview of fuel metabolism -- Water, acids, bases, and buffers -- Structures of the major compounds of the body -- Amino acids in proteins -- Structure-function relationships in proteins -- Enzymes as catalysts -- Regulation of enzymes -- Cell structure and signaling by chemical messengers -- Structure of the nucleic acids -- Synthesis of DNA -- Transcription: synthesis of RNA -- Translation: synthesis of proteins -- Regulation of gene expression -- Use of recombinant DNA techniques in medicine -- Cellular bioenergetics: ATP and O2 -- Tricarboxylic acid cycle -- Oxidative phosphorylation, mitochondrial function, and oxygen radicals -- Generation of ATP from glucose: glycolysis -- Oxidation of fatty acids and ketone bodies -- Basic concepts in the regulation of fuel metabolism by insulin, glucagon, and other hormones -- Digestion, absorption, and transport of carbohydrates -- Formation and degradation of glycogen --
Pathways of sugar metabolism: fructose, galactose, pentose phosphate pathway, and ethanol metabolism -- Synthesis of glycosides, lactose, glycoproteins, and glycolipids and proteoglycans -- Gluconeogenesis and maintenance of blood glucose levels -- Digestion and transport of dietary lipids -- Synthesis of fatty acids, triacylglycerols, eicosanoids, and the major membrane lipids -- Cholesterol absorption, synthesis, metabolism and fate -- Integration of carbohydrate and lipid metabolism -- Protein digestion and amino acid absorption -- Fate of amino acid nitrogen: urea cycle -- Synthesis and degradation of amino acids and amino acid derived products -- Tetrahydrofolate, vitamin B12, and S-adenosylmethionine -- Purine and pyrimidine metabolism -- Intertissue relationships in the metabolism of amino acids.
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