Biochemistry, Third Edition

Biochemistry, Third Edition
By:Naik, Pankaja;
Pub Date:November 6th 2009
Format:Paperback 640 pages
ISBN:0071634355 / 9780071634359
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This full-color text provides a concise and straightforward introduction to biochemistry

This is a greatly revised new edition of a popular student text. The simple, concise, point-to-point stepwise format has been maintained in this revised edition and the text has been reorganized and revised for better timeliness and clarity.

Seven new chapters have been added and a number of chapters have been fully revised and updated in this edition. Each chapter begins with contents that indicate the topics covered and concludes with a review of the contents as well as review questions. Over 1000 practice questions comprising MCQs, SAQs, short notes, clinical cases, etc. have been included. The text is multicolor and thoroughly overhauled.


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Contents

PART 1: Structure and Function of the Cell and Bio-molecules

1.The Cell3

2.Carbohydrate Chemistry20

3.Chemistry of Lipid40

4.Chemistry of Proteins61

5.Plasma Proteins and Immunoglobulins90

6.Enzymes104

7.Vitamins129

8.Chemistry of Haemoglobin153

9.Chemistry of Nucleic Acid166

PART 2: Energy Metabolism, Nutrition and Metabolism of Bio-molecules

10.Bioenergetics and Biological Oxidation185

11.Human Nutrition205

12.Carbohydrate Metabolism218

13.Lipid Metabolism265

14.Protein Metabolism319

15.Integration of Metabolism and Metabolism in Starvation363

16.Water Metabolism373

17.Mineral Metabolism379

18.Haemoglobin Metabolism398

19.Nucleic Acid Metabolism406

PART 3: Biochemistry of Cellular Communication

20.Mechanism of Hormone Action423

21.Neurotransmitters432

PART 4: Molecular Biology

22.Replication, Transcription and Translation443

23.Regulation of Gene Expression and Mutation478

24.Genetic Engineering488

PART 5: Clinical Biochemistry

25.Acid-Base Balance501

26.Organ Function Tests511

27.Coronary Heart Disease (CHD), Cardiac Markers and Lipid Profile525

28.Radioisotopes in Medicines536

PART 6: Health, Disease and Environment

29.Free Radicals in Health and Disease and Antioxidants543

30.Metabolism of Xenobiotics (Detoxification)549

31.Cancer 555

32.Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)564

33.Environment and Health569

34.Biomedical Waste Management576

PART 7: Biochemistry of the Tissue

35.Connective Tissue585

36.Muscle595

PART 8: Basic Analytical Techniques in Biochemistry

37.Chromatography, Electrophoresis, Photometry and Radioimmunoassay609

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