Medical Biochemistry

by AR Aroor

The First edition of “Medical Biochemistry” serves as a comprehensive guide to medical students. The book includes the biochemical aspects that are essential for medical students in terms of examination as well as understanding biochemical aspects during their rotation in clinical departments. The book is divided into four sections and 41 chapters. The first part of this book is presented with cell biology and chemistry, organization and composition of cells, plasma membrane and cell-to-cell communication. Further chapters reflect on the chemistry of carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids, peptides and proteins. This book is also presented with many of the chapters which are about different types of vitamins, minerals, micro and macronutrients. Metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids and amino acid has been clearly depicted. Molecular biology techniques and genetics are explained in a detailed manner. This book also highlights about the specialized tissues and immune system function in an appropriate manner. Gastrointestinal system, musculoskeletal system, cardiovascular system, endocrine system, nervous system has been clearly described. Biochemistry of vision and cataract formation is also highlighted. Instrumentation and techniques involved in biochemistry were illustrated. Drug toxicology, alcohol abuse and biochemical investigations in laboratory medicine are clearly depicted.

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Book Detail

Author
1. Aroor AR
Author's Affiliation
1. University of Missouri, School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri, USA
ISBN
9788184487282
Speciality
Biochemistry
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10375
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2011
Pages
914
Book Type
Textbook

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