Textbook of Biochemistry for Dental Students

by DM Vasudevan, Sreekumari S, Kannan Vaidyanathan

This book contains the essentials of basic biochemistry applied to dental students. The first edition of the book was published in 2007, and is now running the 2nd edition. The book is now accepted as a standard textbook in all the dental colleges in India. Much emphasis has been given on clinical aspect of biochemistry, and the book is written aiming the students who are going to become practicing physicians. For example, chapter 8 gives a detailed account of the salivary secretions, plaque formation and development of caries. Other clinical chapters include metabolic alterations in Diabetes Mellitus; the relationship of cholesterol and lipoproteins with myocardial infarction; investigations done to identify liver diseases; the alterations of parameters during kidney disease as well as the alterations in acid base balance and the life threatening conditions leading to changes in blood pH.


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
3. Vaidyanathan Kannan Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala, India
Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Thiruvalla, Kerala, India
Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Thiruvalla, Kerala, India
ISBN 9789350254882
Speciality Biochemistry
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11333
Edition 2/e
Publishing Year 2011
Pages 304
Book Type Textbook


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