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Netter’s Essential Biochemistry


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Concise writing, a focus on clinical applications, and superb illustrations make Netter’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.

Key Features

➤ Provides a highly visual, reader-friendly approach to the challenging area of biochemistry.

➤ Integrates the clinical perspective throughout the text, giving context and meaning to biochemistry.

➤ Frames every chapter with helpful synopses and summaries, and ends each chapter with review questions that reinforce major themes.

➤ Illustrates key concepts with beautifully clear drawings and diagrams of biochemical processes which are supplemented with art from the renowned Netter collection, bridging basic sciences with clinical practice.

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



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