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Harper's illustrated biochemistry

Robert K. Murray ... [et al.].
  • Stamford, Conn. : Appleton & Lange ; London : McGraw-Hill [distributor], 2006.
  • 27th ed.
  • x, 691 pages : illustrations; 24 cm.
Also known as
  • Harper's biochemistry
  • Illustrated biochemistry
Subjects
Medical Subjects
Contents
  • Biochemistry & medicine
  • Water & pH
  • Amino acids & peptides
  • Proteins: determination of primary structure
  • Proteins: higher orders of structure
  • Proteins: myoglobin & hemoglobin
  • Enzymes: mechanism of action
  • Enzymes: kinetics
  • Enzymes: regulation of activities
  • Bioinformatics & computational biology
  • Bioenergetics: the role of ATP
  • Biologic oxidation
  • The Respiratory chain & oxidative phosphorylation
  • Carbohydrates of physiologic significance
  • Lipids of physiologic significance
  • Overview of metabolism & the provision of metabolic fuels
  • The Citric acid cycle: the catabolism of acetyl-CoA
  • Glycolysis & the oxidation pyruvate
  • Metabolism of glycogen
  • Gluconeogenesis & the control of blood glucose
  • The Pentose phosphate pathway & other pathways of hexose metabolism
  • Oxidation of fatty acids: ketogenesis
  • Biosynthesis of fatty acids & eicosanoids
  • Metabolism of acylglycerols & sphingolipids
  • Lipid transport & storage
  • Cholesterol synthesis, transport, & excretion
  • Biosynthesis of the nutritionally nonessential amino acids
  • Catabolism of proteins & of amino acid nitrogen
  • Catobolism of the carbon skeletons of amino acids
  • Conversion of amino acids to specialized products
  • Prophyrins & bile pigments --
  • Nucelotides
  • Metabolism of purine & pyrimidine nucleotides
  • Nucleic acid structure & function
  • DNA organization, replication, & repair
  • RNA synthesis, processing, & modification
  • Protein synthesis & the genetic code
  • Regulation of gene expression
  • Molecular genetics, recombinant DNA & genomic technology
  • Membranes: structure & function
  • The Diversity of the endocrine system
  • Hormone action & signal transduction
  • Nutrition, digestion, & absorption
  • Micronutrients: vitamins & minerals
  • Intracellular traffic & sorting of proteins
  • Glycoproteins
  • The Extracellular matrix
  • Muscle & the cytoskeleton
  • Plasma proteins & immunoglobulins
  • Hemostasis & thrombosis
  • Red & white blood cells
  • Metabolism of xenobiotics.
Other information
  • Previous ed.: published as Harper's biochemistry. New York; London: McGraw-Hill, 2003.
ISBN
  • 0071461973 (pbk.)
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 69732392

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