Human Biochemistry, 1st Edition

  • Gerald Litwack
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  • ISBN-10: 0123838657
  • ISBN-13: 9780123838650
  • DDC: 616.07
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 778 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released May 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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The book includes clinical case studies and applications that are useful to medical, dentistry and pharmacy students. It enables users to practice for future careers as both clinicians and researchers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Organ Systems and Tissues.
2: The Cell.
3: Introductory Discussion on Water, pH, Buffers and General Features of Receptors, Channels and Pumps.
4: Proteins.
5: Enzymes.
6: Insulin and Sugars.
7: Glycogen and Glycogenolysis.
8: Glycolysis and Gluconeogenesis.
9: Lipids.
10: Nucleic Acids and Molecular Genetics.
11: Protein Biosynthesis.
12: Transcription.
13: Metabolism of Amino Acids.
14: Metabolism of Fat, Carbohydrate, and Nucleic Acids.
15: Polypeptide Hormones.
16: Steroid Hormones.
17: Growth Factors and Cytokines.
18: Membrane Transport.
19: Micronutrients (Metals and Iodine).
20: Vitamins and Nutrition.
21: Blood and Lymphatic System.
List of Abbreviations.
Appendix 1 Abbreviations of the Common Amino Acids.
Appendix 2 The Genetic Code.
Appendix 3 Weights and Measures.