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Biochemistry: Molecules, Cells and the Body

Textbook

By: J Dow, G Lindsay and J Morrison

592 pages, Illus, figs, tabs

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Dec 1995 | #67640 | ISBN: 0201631873
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About this book

This concise and up-to-date text provides medical students with a complete introduction to biochemistry in its clinical context. Biochemistry is also an invaluable text for science courses allied to medicine.


Contents

Part A: Molecules and Cells Biochemistry, biology and medicine Small molecules Cells, organelles and membranes "Part B:" Information in Biological Systems: Its function, expression and storage Proteins as functional units: sequence, structure and modification Genes and their expression: RNA in the generation and translation of messages DNA as the store of biological information: the nature and replication of genomes Glossary of molecular biological terms "Part C:" Cellular Biochemistry An introduction to metabolic processes and energy production in mitochondria The metabolism of glucose: storage and energy generation Lipid metabolism Metabolism of nitrogen-containing molecules "Part D: "Tissues of the body :Their structure, functions and interactions Communication between cells and tissues: hormones, transmitters and growth factors Blood: molecular functions of cells and plasma The molecular and metabolic activities of multicellular tissues From food to energy: molecular aspects of digestion and nutrition The structural tissues "Part E:" Molecular medicine: Immunology, genetics and mechanisms of infection Immunoglobulins and defence mechanisms of the body The molecular genetic basis of disease Invaders of the body

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