Publication Date: 2013
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ISBN/ISSN: 9781451175622


Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Biochemistry is the long-established first-and best resource for the essentials of biochemistry. Students rely on this text to help them quickly review, assimilate, and integrate large amounts of critical and complex information. For more than two decades, faculty and students have praised LIR Biochemistry’s matchless illustrations that make concepts come to life.
  • extensive revisions and updated content
  •  integrative and chapter-based cases
  • new and updated figures
  • new questions 
  • bonus online chapter on Blood Clotting
Plus all the hallmark features you count on from Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews:
  • Outline format – perfect for both concise review and foundational learning
  • Annotated, full-color illustrations – visually explain complex biochemical processes
  • Chapter overviews and summaries – reinforce your study time
  • Clinical boxes – take students quickly from the classroom to the patient, associating key concepts with real-world scenarios
  • More than 200 review questions in the book
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  • New Cases- integrative as well as chapter-based
  • New - Additional figures
  • New - Additional material on minerals
  • Outline format for concise review
  • Annotated, full-color illustrations to visually explain complex biochemical processes
  • Chapter overviews and summaries
  • Clinical boxes with real-world scenarios
Denise R. Ferrier PhD
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Edition: 6
ISBN/ISSN: 9781451175622
Product Format: Softbound
Trim Size: 8.375 x 10
Pages: 560
Pub Date: 2013
Weight: 2.9
 UNIT I: Protein Structure and Function
Chapter 1: Amino Acids 1
Chapter 2: Structure of Proteins 13
Chapter 3: Globular Proteins 25
Chapter 4: Fibrous Proteins 43
Chapter 5: Enzymes 53
UNIT II: Bioenergetics and Carbohydrate Metabolism
Chapter 6: Bioenergetics and Oxidative Phosphorylation 69
Chapter 7: Introduction to Carbohydrates 83
Chapter 8: Introduction to Metabolism and Glycolysis 91
Chapter 9: Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle and Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex 109
Chapter 10: Gluconeogenesis 117
Chapter 11: Glycogen Metabolism 125
Chapter 12: Metabolism of Monosaccharides and Disaccharides 137
Chapter 13: Pentose Phosphate Pathway and Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide Phosphate 145
Chapter 14: Glycosaminoglycans, Proteoglycans, and Glycoproteins 157
UNIT III: Lipid Metabolism
Chapter 15: Dietary Lipids Metabolism 173
Chapter 16: Fatty Acid, Ketone Body, and Triacylglycerol Metabolism 181
Chapter 17: Phospholipid, Glycosphingolipid, and Eicosanoid Metabolism 201
Chapter 18: Cholesterol, Lipoprotein, and Steroid Metabolism 219
UNIT IV: Nitrogen Metabolism
Chapter 19: Amino Acids: Disposal of Nitrogen 245
Chapter 20: Amino Acid Degradation and Synthesis 261
Chapter 21: Conversion of Amino Acids to Specialized Products 277
Chapter 22: Nucleotide Metabolism 291
UNIT V: Integration of Metabolism
Chapter 23: Metabolic Effects of Insulin and Glucagon 307
Chapter 24: The Feed–Fast Cycle 321
Chapter 25: Diabetes Mellitus 337
Chapter 26: Obesity 349
Chapter 27: Nutrition 357
Chapter 28: Vitamins 373
UNIT VI: Storage and Expression of Genetic Information
Chapter 29: DNA Structure, Replication, and Repair 395
Chapter 30: RNA Structure, Synthesis, and Processing 417
Chapter 31: Protein Synthesis 431
Chapter 32: Regulation of Gene Expression 449
Chapter 33: Biotechnology and Human Disease 465
Appendix: Clinical Cases 489
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