Netter's Essential Biochemistry


Author: Peter Ronner
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323388736
Category: Medical
Page: 560
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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. 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.

Biochemistry, Genetics, and Embryology


Author: Juan E. Vargas
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781405103541
Category: Medical
Page: 174
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This book offers high-yield, concise basic science content presented in a logical template. It is designed for use during coursework to aid in understanding application of principles, and then as review for USMLE Step 1.

Health and Humanity

A History of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 1935–1985
Author: Karen Kruse Thomas
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421421097
Category: Medical
Page: 544
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Between 1935 and 1985, the nascent public health profession developed scientific evidence and practical know-how to prevent death on an unprecedented scale. Thanks to public health workers, life expectancy rose rapidly as generations grew up free from the scourges of smallpox, typhoid, and syphilis. In Health and Humanity, Karen Kruse Thomas offers a thorough account of the growth of academic public health in the United States through the prism of the oldest and largest independent school of public health in the world. Thomas follows the transformation of the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health (JHSPH), now known as the Bloomberg School of Public Health, from a small, private institute devoted to doctoral training and tropical disease research into a leading global educator and innovator in fields from biostatistics to mental health to pathobiology. A provocative, wide-ranging account of how midcentury public health leveraged federal grants and anti-Communist fears to build the powerful institutional networks behind the health programs of the CDC, WHO, and USAID, the book traces how Johns Hopkins helped public health take center stage during the scientific research boom triggered by World War II. It also examines the influence of politics on JHSPH, the school’s transition to federal grant funding, the globalization of public health in response to hot and cold war influences, and the expansion of the school’s teaching program to encompass social science as well as lab science. Revealing how faculty members urged foreign policy makers to include saving lives in their strategy of "winning hearts and minds," Thomas argues that the growth of chronic disease and the loss of Rockefeller funds moved the JHSPH toward international research funded by the federal government, creating a situation in which it was sometimes easier for the school to improve the health of populations in India and Turkey than on its own doorstep in East Baltimore. Health and Humanity is a comprehensive account of the ways that JHSPH has influenced the practice, pedagogy, and especially our very understanding of public health on both global and local scales.

A Textbook Of Medicinal Biochemistry


Author: N.A
Publisher: New Age International
ISBN: 9788122409246
Category:
Page: 632
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This Book Covers The Syllabus Of Biochemistry Prescribed By Different Indian Universities For The Preclinical Students Of Medical Colleges. It Is Intended To Provide A Broad Knowledge Of General Biochemistry With Essentials Of Some Rapidly Advancing Fields Like Immunochemistry, Nucleic Acids, Protein Synthesis And Gene Expression.The Book Includes Relevant Basic Physical Chemistry And Organic Chemistry With Detailed Presentation Of The Biomolecules Together With Structure And Function Of The Living Cell. The Special Factors Involved In Biochemical Reactions Are Dealt With For Their Chemical Nature And Mechanism Of Action Based On Current Advances Of Molecular Basis.General Metabolic Reactions Are Explained Diagrammatically With Up-To-Date Information In Terms Of Structure Of Molecules. Metabolic Changes Under Special Conditions Like Starvation, High Altitude, Deep Sea Diving, Astronautical Flights, Sports And Disease Conditions Are Included.A Correlating Link Has Been Maintained Throughout With Clinical Medicine Wherever Applicable. Digestion, Absorption, Organ Functions And Changes Of Blood Constitutions In Diseases Are Given With Sufficient Details For An Easy Follow-Up In Contemporary And Future Subjects Of Study By The Students In The Medical Course.Medicinal Subjects, Not Usually Included In General Biochemistry Such As Contraception, Toxicology. Nutrition Radioisotopes And Antimetabolites Are Also Described With Enough Fundamentals For A Thorough Understanding.

First Aid for the USMLE Step 1, 2003

A Student-to-student Guide
Author: Chirag Amin,Tao Le
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780071124157
Category: Medicine
Page: 509
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Essential Skills for a Medical Teacher E-Book

An Introduction to Teaching and Learning in Medicine
Author: Ronald M Harden,Jennifer M Laidlaw
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702051209
Category: Medical
Page: 272
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Essential Skills for a Medical Teacher is a new book that will serve as a perfect introduction for new teachers to the exciting opportunities facing them, whether they are working in undergraduate, postgraduate or continuing education. It will also be of considerable use to more experienced teachers to review and assess their own practice and gain a new perspective on how best to facilitate their students' or trainees' learning. The contents are based on the authors’ extensive experience of what works in medical education, whether in teaching and curriculum planning or in the organisation of faculty development courses in medical education at basic and advanced levels. About the authors Ronald M Harden is General Secretary for the Association of Medical Education in Europe, Editor of Medical Teacher, former Professor of Medical Education, Director of the Centre for Medical Education and Teaching Dean at the University of Dundee, UK and Professor of Medical Education at Al-Imam University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He is internationally recognised for his commitment to developing new approaches to medical education, curriculum planning and to teaching and learning. His contributions to excellence in medical education have attracted numerous awards. Jennifer M Laidlaw is Former Assistant Director of the Education Development Unit of the Scottish Council for Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education and the University of Dundee, UK. She has planned, organised and lead courses on medical education both in Dundee and overseas. She has acted as a medical education consultant for the World Health Organisation, the British Council, medical schools and colleges. The text provides hints drawn from practical experience to help teachers create powerful learning opportunities for their students, providing readable guidelines and introducing new techniques that potentially could be adopted for use in any teaching programme. Throughout the book introduces some key basic principles that underpin the practical advice that is given and which will help to inform teaching practice. This book will assist readers to reflect on and analyse with colleagues the different ways that their work as a teacher or trainer can be approached and how their student or trainee's learning can be made more effective.

Biochemie für Dummies


Author: John W. Moore
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527657959
Category: Science
Page: 330
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Im Leben eines Biologen und auch in dem eines Chemikers kommt irgendwann der Tag, an dem plötzlich die Biochemie vor der Tür steht oder gleich hineinpoltert. "Biochemie für Dummies" bereitet Sie auf diesen Tag vor oder hilft Ihnen, die Folgen zu verkraften. Von Zellstrukturen über Kohlenwasserstoffe, Aminosäuren und Proteine erklärt Ihnen das was Sie über Biochemie wissen müssen. So einfach wie möglich, so komplex wie nötig werden Sie hier in die Welt der Lipide, Vitamine und Hormone eingeführt und erfahren, was ATP jenseits des Tennisplatzes bedeutet.

Introducing Food Science


Author: Robert L. Shewfelt,Alicia Orta-Ramirez,Andrew D. Clarke
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482209756
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 437
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Written as an introductory food science textbook that excites students and fosters learning, the first edition of Introducing Food Science broke new ground. With an easy-to-read format and innovative sections such as Looking Back, Remember This!, and Looking Ahead, it quickly became popular with students and professors alike. This newly revised second edition keeps the features that made the first edition so well liked, while adding updated information as well as new tables, figures, exercises, and problems. See What’s New in the Second Edition: New chapter Sustainability and Distribution Approximately 60 new tables and figures New section at the end of each chapter with problems / exercises to test comprehension Now includes a glossary The book consists of four sections with each one building on the previous section to provide a logical structure and cohesiveness. It contains a series of problems at the end of each chapter to help students test their ability to comprehend the material and to provide instructors a reservoir for assignments, class discussions, and test questions. At least one problem at the end of each chapter involves a calculation so that students can strengthen their quantitative skills. The text introduces the basics of food science and then building on this foundation, explores it sub-disciplines. The well-rounded presentation conveys both commercial and scientific perspectives, providing a true flavor of food science and preparing students for future studies in this field.

Interagency Coordination in Environmental Hazards (Pesticides).

Hearings Before the United States Senate Committee on Government Operations, Subcommittee on Reorganization and International Organizations, Eighty-Eighth Congress. (Including Exhibits)
Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Government Operations. Subcommittee on Reorganization and International Organizations
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Pesticides
Page: N.A
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Rutherford's Vascular Surgery E-Book


Author: Jack L. Cronenwett,K. Wayne Johnston
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323243061
Category: Medical
Page: 114
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Published in association with the Society for Vascular Surgery, Rutherford’s Vascular Surgery presents state-of-the-art updates on all aspects of vascular health care. Extensively revised by many new authors to meet the needs of surgeons, interventionalists, and vascular medicine specialists, this medical reference book incorporates medical, endovascular and surgical treatment, as well as diagnostic techniques, decision making and fundamental vascular biology. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Master the latest developments, techniques, and approaches with thorough updates on endovascular applications, vascular access, imaging, non-operative management, and much more. View clinical and physical findings and operative techniques more vividly with a full-color layout and images. Get answers you can depend on. Rutherford's delivers the world’s most trusted information on all major areas of vascular health care, is written by international experts, and includes up-to-date bibliographies and annotated recommended references. Discover emerging techniques in rapidly advancing topics, with special emphasis on endovascular coverage, vascular imaging, angiography, CT and MRI. Explore brand new chapters on dialysis catheters, renovascular disease, and management of branches during endovascular aneurysm. Stay up-to-date with the latest coverage of endovascular procedures that reflects the changing practices and techniques in vascular surgery. Access videos at Expert Consult.

A Summary of Current Program and Preliminary Report of Progress


Author: United States. Entomology Research Division
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Entomology
Page: N.A
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Basic Mathematics for Biochemists


Author: A. Cornish-Bowden
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401165238
Category: Mathematics
Page: 138
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Some teachers of biochemistry think it positively beneficial for students to struggle with difficult mathematics. I do not number myself among these people, although I have derived much personal pleasure from the study of mathematics and from applying it to problems that interest me in biochemistry. On the contrary, I think that students choose courses in biochemistry out of interest in biochemistry and that they should not be encumbered with more mathematics than is absolutely required for a proper understanding of biochemistry. This of course includes physical chemistry, because a biochemist ignorant of physical chemistry is no biochemist. I have been guided by these beliefs in writing this book. I have laid heavy emphasis on those topics, such as the use of logarithms, that play an important role in biochemistry and often cause problems in teaching; I have ignored others, such as trigonometry, that one can manage without. The proper treatment of statistics has been more difficult to decide. Although it clearly plays an important part in all experi mental sciences, it is usually preferable to treat it as a subject in its own right and not to try to incorporate it into a course of elementary mathematics. In this book, therefore, I have used a few examples from statistics to illustrate more general points, but I have not discussed it for its own sake.

Fundamental Concepts in Biophysics


Author: Thomas Jue
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1597453978
Category: Science
Page: 248
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In the first volume, Fundamental Concepts in Biophysics, the authors lay down a foundation for biophysics study. Rajiv Singh opens the book by pointing to the central importance of “Mathematical Methods in Biophysics”. William Fink follows with a discussion on “Quantum Mechanics Basic to Biophysical Methods”. Together, these two chapters establish some of the principles of mathematical physics underlying many biophysics techniques. Because computer modeling forms an intricate part of biophysics research, Subhadip Raychaudhuri and colleagues introduce the use of computer modeling in “Computational Modeling of Receptor–Ligand Binding and Cellular Signaling Processes”. Yin Yeh and coworkers bring to the reader’s attention the physical basis underlying the common use of fluorescence spectroscopy in biomedical research in their chapter “Fluorescence Spectroscopy”. Electrophysiologists have also applied biophysics techniques in the study of membrane proteins, and Tsung-Yu Chen et al. explore stochastic processes of ion transport in their “Electrophysiological Measurements of Membrane Proteins”. Michael Saxton takes up a key biophysics question about particle distribution and behavior in systems with spatial or temporal inhomogeneity in his chapter “Single–Particle Tracking”. Finally, in “NMR Measurement of Biomolecule Diffusion”, Thomas Jue explains how magnetic resonance techniques can map biomolecule diffusion in the cell to a theory of respiratory control. This book thus launches the Handbook of Modern Biophysics series and sets up for the reader some of the fundamental concepts underpinning the biophysics issues to be presented in future volumes.

Scientific Careers in the Agricultural Research Service


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Agriculture
Page: 35
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Basic Research in the Mission Agencies

Agency Perspectives on the Conduct and Support of Basic Research
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Executive departments
Page: 405
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Fundamental Food Microbiology


Author: Bibek Ray,Arun Bhunia
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420007742
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 536
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Maintaining the high standard set by the previous bestselling editions, Fundamental Food Microbiology, Fourth Edition presents the most up-to-date information in this rapidly growing and highly dynamic field. Revised and expanded to reflect recent advances, this edition broadens coverage of foodborne diseases to include many new and emerging pathogens, as well as descriptions of the mechanism of pathogenesis. An entirely new chapter on detection methods appears with evaluations of advanced rapid detection techniques using biosensors and nanotechnology. With the inclusion of many more easy-to-follow figures and illustrations, this text provides a comprehensive introductory source for undergraduates, as well as a valuable reference for graduate level and working professionals in food microbiology or food safety. Each chapter within the text’s seven sections contains an introduction as well as a conclusion, references, and questions. Beginning with the history and development of the field, Part I discusses the characteristics and sources of predominant food microorgasnisms and their significance. Part II introduces microbial foodborne diseases, their growth and influencing factors, metabolism, and sporulation. The third Part explains the beneficial uses of microorganisms in starter cultures, biopreservation, bioprocessing, and probiotics. Part IV deals with food spoilage and methods of detection, followed by a discussion in Part V of foodborne pathogens associated with intoxication, infections, and toxicoinfections. Part VI reviews control methods with chapters on control of microbial access and removal by heat, organic acids, physical means, and combinations of methods. The final section is an in-depth look at advanced and traditional methods of microbial detection and food safety. Four appendices provide additional details on food equipment and surfaces, predictive modeling, regulatory agencies, and hazard analysis critical control points.

Anatomie und Physiologie für Dummies


Author: Maggie Norris,Donna Rae Siegfried
Publisher: VCH
ISBN: 9783527708284
Category:
Page: 358
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Unser Körper ist ein komplexes System, in dem viele unterschiedlich aufgebaute Teile zusammenwirken. In ”Anatomie und Physiologie für Dummies“ erfahren die Leser, was sie über Knochen, Muskeln, Nerven, Hormone und den Rest, der den menschlichen Körper ausmacht, wissen müssen. Das ist aber natürlich noch nicht alles. Donna Rae Siegfried zeigt in diesem ausgiebig und teilweise farbig illustrierten Band, wie viele Einzelteile zusammenarbeiten und wie der Körper als großes Ganzes funktioniert. Mit Übungsaufgaben, die online gestellt wurden, können Sie Ihr frisch erworbenes Wissen noch einmal überprüfen. Wie man es von den Dummies nicht anders kennt, werden die Leser locker, leicht und mit einer Prise Humor in das komplexe Thema eingeführt.

Miscellaneous Publication


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Agriculture
Page: N.A
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Medicinal Chemistry

A Molecular and Biochemical Approach
Author: Thomas Nogrady,Donald F. Weaver
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198026457
Category: Medical
Page: 672
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Fully updated and rewritten by a basic scientist who is also a practicing physician, the third edition of this popular textbook remains comprehensive, authoritative and readable. Taking a receptor-based, target-centered approach, it presents the concepts central to the study of drug action in a logical, mechanistic way grounded on molecular and principles. Students of pharmacy, chemistry and pharmacology, as well as researchers interested in a better understanding of drug design, will find this book an invaluable resource. Starting with an overview of basic principles, Medicinal Chemistry examines the properties of drug molecules, the characteristics of drug receptors, and the nature of drug-receptor interactions. Then it systematically examines the various families of receptors involved in human disease and drug design. The first three classes of receptors are related to endogenous molecules: neurotransmitters, hormones and immunomodulators. Next, receptors associated with cellular organelles (mitochondria, cell nucleus), endogenous macromolecules (membrane proteins, cytoplasmic enzymes) and pathogens (viruses, bacteria) are examined. Through this evaluation of receptors, all the main types of human disease and all major categories of drugs are considered. There have been many changes in the third edition, including a new chapter on the immune system. Because of their increasingly prominent role in drug discovery, molecular modeling techniques, high throughput screening, neuropharmacology and genetics/genomics are given much more attention. The chapter on hormonal therapies has been thoroughly updated and re-organized. Emerging enzyme targets in drug design (e.g. kinases, caspases) are discussed, and recent information on voltage-gated and ligand-gated ion channels has been incorporated. The sections on antihypertensive, antiviral, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiarrhythmic, and anticancer drugs, as well as treatments for hyperlipidemia and peptic ulcer, have been substantially expanded. One new feature will enhance the book's appeal to all readers: clinical-molecular interface sections that facilitate understanding of the treatment of human disease at a molecular level.

Progress in Plant Breeding—1


Author: G.E. Russell
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483100073
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 338
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Progress in Plant Breeding 1 is a collection of review articles that aim to critically assess progress in different major crops, not only in the aspect of variety production, but also across all the related disciplines. The book covers topics such as dwarfing genes in wheat; sugar-beet breeding; development of grain-protein crops; and the breeding programs of the International Potato Center. Also covered in the book are topics such as the development of bird resistance of soghum and maize; advances in the breeding of chickpeas; and breeding rice for disease resistance. The text is recommended for botanists and agriculturists who would like to know more about the advances in plant breeding and how it is improving crops.