Medical Biochemistry, With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access, 3rd Edition

Medical Biochemistry

3rd Edition With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

By John Baynes, MS, PhD, Graduate Science Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA; and Marek Dominiczak, MB, PhD, MRCPath, Consultant Biochemist, Department of Pathological Biochemistry, Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow, UK


01 Introduction

02 Amino Acids and Proteins

03 Carbohydrates and Lipids

04 Blood: Cells and Plasma Proteins

05 Oxygen Transport

06 Catalytic Proteins-Enzymes

07 Hemostasis and Thrombosis

08 Membranes and Transport

09 Bioenergetics and Oxidative Metabolism

10 Function of the Gastrointestinal Tract

11 Micronutrients: Vitamins and Minerals

12 Anaerobic Metabolism of Glucose in the Red Blood Cell

13 Carbohydrate Storage and Synthesis in Liver and Muscle

14 The Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle

15 Oxidative Metabolism of Lipids in Liver and Muscle

16 Biosynthesis and Storage of Fatty Acids in Liver and Adipose Tissue

17 Biosynthesis of Cholesterol and Steroids

18 Lipids and Lipoproteins

19 Biosynthesis and Degradation of Amino Acids

20 Muscle: Energy Metabolism and Contraction

21 Glucose Homeostasis and Fuel Metabolism

22 Nutrition

23 Water and Electrolyte Balance: Kidney Function

24 Lung and Kidney: The Control of Acid Base Balance

25 Calcium and Bone Metabolism

26 Complex Carbohydrates: Glycoproteins

27 Complex Lipids

28 The Extracellular Matrix

29 Special Liver Function

30 Biosynthesis and Degradation of Nucleotides

31 Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA)

32 Ribonucleic Acid (RNA)

33 Protein Synthesis and Turnover

34 Regulation of Gene Expression

35 Recombinant DNA Technology

36 Genomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics

37 Oxygen and Life

38 The Immune Responses

39 Biochemical Endocrinology

40 Membrane Receptors and Signal Transduction

41 Neurochemistry

42 Neurotransmitters

43 Cell Growth, Differentiation and Cancer

44 Aging