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Essentials of Biochemistry

Pankaja Naik

518 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

The second edition of this comprehensive guide provides undergraduate medical students with the most up to date information in the field of biochemistry.

Divided into 35 chapters, the book covers all aspects of the subject, from cell and membrane transport, to chemistry of lipids, carbohydrates and proteins, to metabolism, and finally molecular biology and biochemistry of specific disorders, connective tissues and muscles. The last section discusses biochemical techniques such as chromatography and electrophoresis.

Each chapter begins with an outline and ends with a self-assessment section which includes long and short answer questions, multiple choice questions and clinical case studies. Key points are highlighted in colour boxes and a detailed glossary provides definitions of common terms. A list of references and normal values for biochemical laboratory tests concludes the book.

Key Points

  • Fully revised, new edition providing latest information in field of biochemistry
  • Includes self assessment questions and clinical case studies
  • Features comprehensive glossary and references and normal values for lab tests
  • Previous edition (9789350254912) published in 2011
Author Bio

Pankaja Naik PhD
Professor, Department of Biochemistry, SMBT Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Nashik, Maharashtra, India