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 thirty-five chapters to understand each topic in its proper perspective. The additional information is represented in the form of diagrams, tables and flow charts. 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. This book is also useful for dental, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nursing and other life science students. At the end of each chapter multiple choice questions (MCQs) and clinical cases are given for the self assessment.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Naik Pankaja NDMVPS Medical College, Nashik (Maharashtra)
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 9789350254912
Speciality Biochemistry
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11488
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2012
Pages 469
Book Type Textbook


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