Textbook of Biochemistry for Dental Students

by DM Vasudevan, Sreekumari S, Kannan Vaidyanathan

This textbook describes biochemistry for dental student. This book is prepared after consulting the syllabi of dental courses of various universities. This book consists of 31 chapters, which include subcellular organelles and cell membranes, amino acids and proteins, enzymology, carbohydrates–I, major metabolic pathways of glucose, regulation of blood glucose, minor metabolic pathways of carbohydrates, chemistry of fats, metabolism of fatty acids, cholesterol, lipoproteins and cardiovascular diseases, amino acid metabolism, plasma proteins, tricarboxylic acid cycle and biological oxidation, heme and hemoglobin, fat soluble vitamins, water soluble vitamins, mineral metabolism, nutrition, detoxification, acid–base balance, biochemistry of teeth and caries, nucleotides, molecular biology techniques, laboratory techniques, and liver function test and renal function test. The important points are made into bold letters, so that students can grasp the subject easily. Moreover, the facts are given in point-wise (with numbers), so as to aid easy memorization. A question bank, given at the end of the book, contains essay questions, short notes and viva voce type questions. These questions are compiled from the last 10 years’ question papers of various universities. These questions will be ideal for students for last-minute preparation for examinations.


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 9789352701148
Speciality Biochemistry
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/13106
Edition 3/e
Publishing Year 2017
Pages 318
Book Type Textbook


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