Essentials of Biochemistry (for Medical Students)

by Shivananda Nayak B

The aim of this book is to focus on the Essentials of Biochemistry (for Medical Students). Biochemistry is such a vast branch of medical science that it has been the backbone of many studies aimed at raising the standard and effectiveness of medical procedures. This book consists of 31 chapters, which include cell, bioenergetics, enzymes, chemistry of amino acids and proteins, metabolism of amino acids, chemistry of carbohydrates, metabolism of carbohydrates, chemistry and metabolism of lipids, hemoglobin, hormones, acid-base balance, biological oxidation, mineral metabolism, vitamins, nutrition, molecular biology, nucleic acid metabolism, extracellular matrix, biochemistry of muscle structure and function, instrumentation and techniques, radioisotopes in medicine, biochemistry of free radicals and antioxidants, biochemistry of vision, and laboratory values. Each chapter includes the lucid diagrams, flow charts and tables that will help the learner to understand and remember easily. It covers the list of laboratory test, normal ranges and their clinical use. Each chapter also begins with a summary and ends with self-assessment questions which involve short answer questions, case studies and multiple choice questions (MCQs).


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. B Shivananda Nayak University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies; Subbaiah Institute of Medical Sciences, Shivamogga, Karnataka, India
ISBN 9789352500024
Speciality Biochemistry
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18491
Edition 3/e
Publishing Year 2016
Pages 512
Book Type Textbook


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