PDQ Biochemistry (PDQ Series)

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PDQ Biochemistry (PDQ Series)

R. Roy, Ph.D. Baker, Robert K. Murray, Erin A. Baker (Illustrator)
PDQ Biochemistry
B.C. Decker | ISBN 1550091506 | July 2001 | 310 Pages | PDF 2Mb

This book is an introductory overview of biochemistry that emphasizes important features of the discipline in a concise focused manner. Intended as an economical, portable, and rapidly accessed companion.

Table of Contents:
• Proteins: Introduction to Proteins and the Biochemistry of Muscular Contraction; Skeletal Muscle and Muscle in the Cardiovascular System
• Plasma Proteins: Edema, Iron Deficiency Anemia, and Problems with Iron and Copper Transport
• Enzymes: The Basis of Biochemical Reactions and the Use of Enzymes as Therapeutic Tools and Diagnostic Agents
• The Protein Cascade Involved in Blood Coagulation and Hemostasis
• Hemoglobin, Bilirubin, Jaundice, and the Porphyrias
• The Biochemistry of Vitamin Deficiencies in the Megaloblastic (Pernicious) Anemias
• Metabolism and Diseases Associated with Defective Enzymes and Defective Control
• Recombinant DNA Technology and its Application to Medicine
• Glossary
• Index