Textbook of Biochemistry for Medical Students

by DM Vasudevan, Sreekumari S

This book, a revised version of the previous textbook of biochemistry for medical students, includes only the relevant and essential knowledge for a student. The book is divided into seven sections covering topics such as chemical basis of life, general metabolism, proteins of plasma and tissues, nutrition, homeostasis mechanisms, molecular biology, and clinical biochemistry. These topics are discussed in detail through some subcategories such as subcellular organelles and Cell membranes, iso-enzymes and clinical enzymology, cholesterol, lipoproteins and cardiovascular diseases, simple, hydroxy and sulphur containing amino acids, and aromatic amino acids. Detoxification and biotransformation of xenobiotics, free radicals and anti-oxidants, body fluids, steroid hormones, DNA- deoxyribonucleic acid: structure and replication, and molecular genetics and control of gene expression, are other topics discussed in detail. Th book concludes with chapters such as applications of isotopes in medicine, methods of purification of biological compounds, liver and gastric function tests, and kidney function tests.

[ Please select above dropdown to change Section ]

Chapters of the selected section will be displayed in the chapter section below.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Vasudevan DM
Faculty of Medicine, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, (Amrita University), Kochi, Kerala
Formerly Principal, College of Medicine, Amrita, Kerala; Formerly, Dean, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, Gangtok, Sikkim
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala, India
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Deemed University), Cochin, Kerala, E-mail: dmvasudevan@aims.amrita.edu
2. S Sreekumari Jubilee Mission Medical College, Thrissur, Kerala
Sree Gokulam Medical College and Research Foundation, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Jubilee Mission Medical College, Trissur, Kerala
ISBN 9788184481242
Speciality Biochemistry
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10897
Edition 5/e
Publishing Year 2007
Pages 551
Book Type Textbook


© 2019 Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) LTD.   |   All Rights Reserved