Essentials of Biochemistry

by Pankaja Naik

The book “Essentials of Biochemistry” primarily focused on the essential biochemical concepts that are much helpful for the medical students. The study of biochemistry helps in finding remedies for a variety of ailments that afflict human beings. The entire book is simplified and it is divided into 29 chapters to understand each topic in its proper perspective. The initial chapters include cell and membrane transport, carbohydrate chemistry, chemistry of lipids and proteins, plasma proteins and immunoglobulins, enzymes, vitamins, chemistry of hemoglobin and nucleic acids, etc. The following chapters are nutrition, metabolism of carbohydrate, lipid, protein, water, mineral, hemoglobin, nucleic acid, etc. The later chapters are based on replication, transcription and translation, regulation of gene expression and mutation, genetic engineering, mechanism of hormone action, free radicals and antioxidants, cancer, connective tissue, muscle, etc. The additional information is represented in the form of diagrams, tables, and flow charts. At the end of each chapter multiple choice questions (MCQs) and clinical cases are given for self-assessment.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Naik Pankaja NDMVPS Medical College, Nashik, Maharashtra, India
MVPS Dr Vasantrao Pawar Medical College, Nashik, Maharashtra, India
SMBT Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Nashik, Maharashtra, India
ISBN 9789354659973
Speciality Biochemistry
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18764
Edition 3/e
Publishing Year 2023
Pages 338
Book Type Textbook


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