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.

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Author
1. Vasudevan DM
2. S Sreekumari
Author's Affiliation
1. Faculty of Medicine, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, (Amrita University), Kochi, Kerala
College of Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Cochin, 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
College of Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala, India
Amrita School of Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences; Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Deemed University), Cochin, Kerala
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Amrita University), kochi, Kerala; College of Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Cochin, Kerala
College of Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Cochin, Kerala, India
2. Jubilee Mission Medical College, Thrissur, Kerala
Sree Gokulam Medical College and Research Foundation, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Sree Gokulam Medical College and Research Foundation, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Jubilee Mission Medical College, Trissur, Kerala
Jubilee Mission Medical College, Thrissur (Kerala)
ISBN
9788184481242
Speciality
Biochemistry
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10897
Edition
5/e
Publishing Year
2007
Pages
551
Book Type
Textbook

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