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Thoroughly updated for its Fourth Edition, Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Biochemistry enables students to quickly review, assimilate, and integrate large amounts of complex information by utilizing powerful visual resources that deliver the focus and clarification needed for mastery of difficult biochemical concepts. Its signature outline format, full-color illustrations, and end-of-chapter summaries and USMLE-style review questions make it one of the most user-friendly books in the field. New features include boxed, high-yield facts throughout each chapter and engaging end-of-chapter cartoons. A companion Website features fully searchable online text and additional USMLE-style questions for students and an Image Bank for faculty.
Table of Contents
Protein structure and function
Structure of proteins
Bioenergetics and oxidative phosphorylation
Introduction to carbohydrates
Tricarboxylic acid cycle
Metabolism of monosaccharides and disaccharides
Pentose phosphate pathway and NADPH
Glycosaminoglycans and glycoproteins
Metabolism of dietary lipids
Fatty acid and triacylglycerol metabolism
Complex lipid metabolism
Cholesterol and steroid metabolism
Amino acids : disposal of nitrogen
Amino acid degradation and synthesis
Conversion of amino acids to specialized products
Integration of metabolism
Metabolic effects of insulin and glucagon
The feed/fast cycle
Storage and expression of genetic information
DNA structure, replication and repair
RNA structure, synthesis and processing
Regulation of gene expression
Biotechnology and human disease
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