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Medical Biochemistry - An Essential Textbook


Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781626237445
Publication Date: January 2021

The perfect biochemistry study tool for the classroom and examinations!

Medical Biochemistry: An Essential Textbook, Second Edition by Sankhavaram Panini covers the clinically relevant biochemistry facts and concepts necessary for success in the classroom and on board examinations. This clear and concise new edition includes an expanded number of clinical questions, revised tables, diagrams, images focused on high-yield information, and an updated design.

Key Highlights

  • More than 350 full-color illustrations of biochemical pathways highlight associated disorders and drug targets
  • The succinct, bullet-point format focuses on must master information
  • Approximately 400 color-coded boxes connect biochemical concepts with basic science and clinical conditions
  • About 365 board-style self-testing questions with answers and explanations are ideal for exam practice

This is an invaluable resource for biochemistry courses and will greatly benefit medical students seeking a robust board prep for the USMLE® Step I or COMLEX Level I exams.

This book includes complimentary access to a digital copy on

Part I Nutrition and Biomolecules
1 Nutrition and Digestion
2 Carbohydrate Structure and Chemistry
3 Lipid Structure and Chemistry
4 Amino Acids and Proteins
5 Biochemical Reactions and Enzymes
Part II Membranes, Transport, and Signaling
6 Membranes and Transport
7 Cell Signaling
Part III Cellular Respiration
8 Principles of Cellular Respiration
9 Glycolysis and the Fate of Pyruvate
10 Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle
11 Oxidative Phosphorylation and Mitochondria
Part IV Metabolism
12 Carbohydrate Metabolism
13 Fatty Acid Metabolism
14 Cholesterol and Steroid Metabolism
15 Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism
16 Nucleotide and Heme Metabolism
Part V Genetics and Cell Cycle
17 DNA Replication and Repair
18 Transcription
19 Translation and Posttranslational Modifications
20 Cell Cycle, Apoptosis, and Cancer
21 Molecular Biotechniques

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