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Author Murray, Robert Author
Title Harpers Illustrated Biochemistry 29th Edition [electronic resource]
Publication Info. New York : McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing Division Feb. 2012 Blacklick : McGraw-Hill Companies, The [Distributor]
Edition 29th ed.
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Description 818 p. ill 10.700 x 08.700 in.
Series LANGE Basic Science Ser.
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Summary Annotation Gain a thorough understanding of the principles of biochemistry and molecular biology as they relate to modern medicineIncludes 16 case historiesClear, concise, and in full color,Harpers Illustrated Biochemistryis unrivaled in its ability to clarify the link between biochemistry and the molecular basis of disease. Combining outstanding full-color illustrations with integrated coverage of biochemical diseases and clinical information,Harpersoffers an organization and careful balance of detail and brevity not found in any other text on the subject.Following two introductory chapters, the text is divided into six main sections:Section Iaddresses the structures and functions of proteins and enzymes.Section IIexplains how various cellular reactions utilize or release energy and traces the pathways by which carbohydrates and lipids are synthesized and degraded.Section IIIcovers the amino acids, their metabolic fates, certain features of protein catabolism, and the biochemistry of the porphyrins and bile pigments.Section IVdescribes the structure and function of nucleotides and nucleic acids, DNA replication and repair, RNA synthesis and modification, protein synthesis, the principles of recombinant DNA technology, and new understanding of how gene expression is regulated.Section Vdeals with aspects of extracellular and intracellular communication.Section VIincludes fifteen special topics, ranging from nutrition, digestion and absorption to the biochemistry of agingNew to this edition:New chapters on Aging, Cancer, and Clinical ChemistryEvery chapter has been updated to reflect the latest advances in knowledge and technologyEach chapter now begins with a statement of objectives, followed by a brief discussion of the biomedical importance of topics discussed within the chapter250 multiple-choice questions to test your knowledge and comprehensionIncreased number of tables that encapsulate important information, such as vitamin and mineral requirements
Audience College Audience McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing Division
Local Subject Biochemistry
Clinical Biochemistry
Science -- Life Sciences -- Biochemistry
Medical -- Biochemistry
Added Author Bender,David Author
Botham,Kathleen M. Author
Kennelly,Peter J. Author
Rodwell,Victor Author
Weil,P. Anthony Author
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