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Biochemistry (6th edition)



Biochemistry (6th edition)

Author: Denise R. Ferrier PhD

Publisher: LWW

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Publish Date: June 1, 2013

ISBN-10: 1451175620

Pages: 560

File Type: Epub

Language: English

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Book Preface

Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Biochemistry Sixth Edition

I am grateful to my colleagues at Drexel University College of Medicine who generously shared their expertise to help make this book as accurate and as useful to medical students as possible. I am particularly appreciative of the many helpful comments of Dr. Åke Rökaeus of the Karolinska Institute as they have enhanced the accuracy of this work. In addition, the author thanks Dr. Susan K. Fried and Dr. Richard B. Horenstein for their valuable contributions to the Obesity chapter in previous editions of this text. A special thank you to Dr. Alan Katz for his helpful comments on the clinical aspects of the cases in the Appendix. Ms. Barbara Engle was an invaluable sounding board throughout the process.

The editors and production staff of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins were an important source of encouragement. I particularly want to acknowledge the contributions of Susan Ryner, the Acquisitions Editor, and Angela Collins, the Managing Editor. Many thanks are due to Kelly Horvath, Development Editor, for her assistance in the final editing of this book. I also want to thank Deborah McQuade for her work in the assembly of the 6th edition.

Contents

UNIT I: Protein Structure and Function

Chapter 1:    Amino Acids

Chapter 2:    Structure of Proteins

Chapter 3:    Globular Proteins

Chapter 4:    Fibrous Proteins

Chapter 5:    Enzymes

UNIT II: Bioenergetics and Carbohydrate Metabolism

Chapter 6:    Bioenergetics and Oxidative Phosphorylation

Chapter 7:    Introduction to Carbohydrates

Chapter 8:    Introduction to Metabolism and Glycolysis

Chapter 9:    Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle and Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex

Chapter 10:  Gluconeogenesis

Chapter 11:  Glycogen Metabolism

Chapter 12:  Metabolism of Monosaccharides and Disaccharides

Chapter 13:  Pentose Phosphate Pathway and Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide Phosphate

Chapter 14:  Glycosaminoglycans, Proteoglycans, and Glycoproteins

UNIT III: Lipid Metabolism

Chapter 15:  Dietary Lipids Metabolism

Chapter 16:  Fatty Acid, Ketone Body, and Triacylglycerol Metabolism

Chapter 17:  Phospholipid, Glycosphingolipid, and Eicosanoid Metabolism

Chapter 18:  Cholesterol, Lipoprotein, and Steroid Metabolism

UNIT IV: Nitrogen Metabolism

Chapter 19:  Amino Acids: Disposal of Nitrogen

Chapter 20:  Amino Acid Degradation and Synthesis

Chapter 21:  Conversion of Amino Acids to Specialized Products

Chapter 22:  Nucleotide Metabolism

UNIT V: Integration of Metabolism

Chapter 23:  Metabolic Effects of Insulin and Glucagon

Chapter 24:  The Feed–Fast Cycle

Chapter 25:  Diabetes Mellitus

Chapter 26:  Obesity

Chapter 27:  Nutrition

Chapter 28:  Vitamins

UNIT VI: Storage and Expression of Genetic Information

Chapter 29:  DNA Structure, Replication, and Repair

Chapter 30:  RNA Structure, Synthesis, and Processing

Chapter 31:  Protein Synthesis

Chapter 32:  Regulation of Gene Expression

Chapter 33:  Biotechnology and Human Disease

Appendix: Clinical Cases

Index


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