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Author Lieberman, Michael, 1950-

Title Marks' essential medical biochemistry / Michael Lieberman, Allan Marks, Colleen Smith
Published Philadelphia, Pa. ; London : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007


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Description xiv, 565 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents 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
Notes Based on Marks' basic medical biochemistry. 2nd ed. c2005
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Biochemistry.
Clinical biochemistry.
Clinical Medicine.
Author Marks, Allan D.
Smith, Colleen M.
Marks, Dawn B.
Smith, Colleen M. Marks' basic medical biochemistry
LC no. 2005024929
ISBN 9780781793407 paperback
0781793408 paperback
Other Titles Essential medical biochemistry
Marks' essentials of medical biochemistry