ISBN 9789351290742,BRS Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Genetics

BRS Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Genetics


Wolters Kluwer



Wolters Kluwer

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9789351290742

ISBN-10 9351290743

Paper Back

Edition 6th
Number of Pages 432 Pages
Language (English)

Basic Sciences

BRS Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Genetics is an excellent aid for USMLE Step 1 preparation and for coursework in biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics. Fully updated for its sixth edition, chapters are written in an outline format and include pedagogical features such as bolded key words, figures, tables, algorithms and highlighted clinical correlates. USMLE-style questions and answers follow each chapter and a comprehensive exam appears at the end of the book.

Key Features:

Updated content
Updated clinical correlates
USMLE-style questions and answers follow every chapter
Comprehensive exam at the end of the book
Bolded key terms
Highlighted clinical correlates provide increased clinical focus
Companion website includes online question bank with questions from the book and fully searchable text
Table of Contents:

Fuel Metabolism and Nutrition, Basic Principles
Basic Aspects of Biochemistry: Organic Chemistry, Acid-base Chemistry, Amino Acids, Protein Structure and Function and Enzyme Kinetics
Gene Expression (Transcription), Synthesis of Proteins (Translation) and Regulation of Gene Expression
Cell Biology, Signal Transduction and the Molecular Biology of Cancer
Generation of ATP from Metabolic Fuels and Oxygen Toxicity
Carbohydrate Metabolism
Lipid and Ethanol Metabolism
Nitrogen Metabolism Amino Acids, Purines, Pyrimidines and Products Derived from Amino Acids
Molecular Endocrinology and Overview of Tissue Metabolism
Human Genetics: An Introduction
Comprehensive Exam