Netter's Essential Biochemistry

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Item#: 9781929007639
Author Ronner, Peter
Cover Paperback

Concise writing, a focus on clinical applications, andsuperb illustrations makeNetter's Essential Biochemistry,by Peter Ronner, PhD, the perfect choice for a basic understanding of biochemistry.. A single expert voice, informed by the insights of a team of reviewers, provides continuity throughout the text, presenting essentials of biochemical principles step by step. Summary diagrams help you grasp key concepts quickly, and end-of-chapter questions reinforce key concepts.

Table of Contents
The Human Karyotype and the Structure of DNA

DNA Repair and Therapy of Cancer

DNA Replication

Clinical Tests Based on DNA or RNA

Basic Genetics for Biochemistry

Transcription and RNA processing

Protein Synthesis and Posttranslational Protein Processing

Cell Cycle and Cancer

The Structure of Proteins and Protein Aggregates in Degenerative Diseases

Enzymes and Consequences of Enzyme Deficiencies

Biological Membranes

Collagen, Collagenopathies, and Diseases of Mineralization

Pathologic Alterations of the Extracellular Matrix that Involve Fibrillin, Elastin, or Proteoglycans

Heme Metabolism, Porphyrias, and Hyperbilirubinemia

Iron Metabolism: Iron-Deficiency Anemia and Iron Overload

Erythropoiesis, Hemoglobin Function, and the CBC


Carbohydrate Transport, Carbohydrate Malabsorption, and Lactose Intolerance

Glycolysis and its Regulation by Hormones and Hypoxia

Fructose and Galactose Metabolism: Hereditary Fructose Intolerance and Galactosemia

Pentose Phosphate Pathway, Oxidative Stress, and Glucose 6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency

Citric Acid Cycle and Thiamine Deficiency

Oxidative Phosphorylation and Mitochondrial Diseases

Glycogen Metabolism and Glycogen Storage Diseases

Gluconeogenesis and Fasting Hypoglycemia

Insulin and Counterregulatory Hormones

Fatty acids, Ketone Bodies, and Ketoacidosis

Triglycerides and Hypertriglyceridemia

Cholesterol Metabolism and Hypercholesterolemia

Metabolism of Ethanol and the Consequences of Alcohol Dependence Syndrome

Steroid Hormones and Vitamin D



Digestion of Dietary Protein and Net Synthesis of Protein in the Body

Protein degradation, Amino Acid Metabolism, and Nitrogen Balance

One-Carbon Metabolism, Folate Deficiency, and Cobalamin Deficiency

Pyrimidine Nucleotides and Chemotherapy

Gout and Other Diseases Related to the Metabolism of Purine Nucleotides