Harper’s Illustrated Biochemistry, 29th Edition (2012)

Preface

Chapter 1. Biochemistry & Medicine

Chapter 2. Water & pH

SECTION I. Structures & Functions of Proteins & Enzymes

Chapter 3. Amino Acids & Peptides

Chapter 4. Proteins: Determination of Primary Structure

Chapter 5. Proteins: Higher Orders of Structure

Chapter 6. Proteins: Myoglobin & Hemoglobin

Chapter 7. Enzymes: Mechanism of Action

Chapter 8. Enzymes: Kinetics

Chapter 9. Enzymes: Regulation of Activities

Chapter 10. Bioinformatics & Computational Biology

Exam Questions

SECTION II. Bioenergetics & the Metabolism of Carbohydrates & Lipids

Chapter 11. Bioenergetics: The Role of ATP

Chapter 12. Biologic Oxidation

Chapter 13. The Respiratory Chain & Oxidative Phosphorylation

Chapter 14. Carbohydrates of Physiologic Significance

Chapter 15. Lipids of Physiologic Significance

Chapter 16. Overview of Metabolism & the Provision of Metabolic Fuels

Chapter 17. The Citric Acid Cycle: The Catabolism of Acetyl-CoA

Chapter 18. Glycolysis & the Oxidation of Pyruvate

Chapter 19. Metabolism of Glycogen

Chapter 20. Gluconeogenesis & the Control of Blood Glucose

Chapter 21. The Pentose Phosphate Pathway & Other Pathways of Hexose Metabolism

Chapter 22. Oxidation of Fatty Acids: Ketogenesis

Chapter 23. Biosynthesis of Fatty Acids & Eicosanoids

Chapter 24. Metabolism of Acylglycerols & Sphingolipids

Chapter 25. Lipid Transport & Storage

Chapter 26. Cholesterol Synthesis, Transport, & Excretion

Exam Questions

SECTION III. Metabolism of Proteins & Amino Acids

Chapter 27. Biosynthesis of the Nutritionally Nonessential Amino Acids

Chapter 28. Catabolism of Proteins & of Amino Acid Nitrogen

Chapter 29. Catabolism of the Carbon Skeletons of Amino Acids

Chapter 30. Conversion of Amino Acids to Specialized Products

Chapter 31. Porphyrins & Bile Pigments

Exam Questions

SECTION IV. Structure, Function, & Replication of Informational Macromolecules

Chapter 32. Nucleotides

Chapter 33. Metabolism of Purine & Pyrimidine Nucleotides

Chapter 34. Nucleic Acid Structure & Function

Chapter 35. DNA Organization, Replication, & Repair

Chapter 36. RNA Synthesis, Processing, & Modification

Chapter 37. Protein Synthesis & the Genetic Code

Chapter 38. Regulation of Gene Expression

Chapter 39. Molecular Genetics, Recombinant DNA, & Genomic Technology

Exam Questions

SECTION V. Biochemistry of Extracellular & Intracellular Communication

Chapter 40. Membranes: Structure & Function

Chapter 41. The Diversity of the Endocrine System

Chapter 42. Hormone Action & Signal Transduction

Exam Questions

SECTION VI. Special Topics

Chapter 43. Nutrition, Digestion, & Absorption

Chapter 44. Micronutrients: Vitamins & Minerals

Chapter 45. Free Radicals and Antioxidant Nutrients

Chapter 46. Intracellular Traffic & Sorting of Proteins

Chapter 47. Glycoproteins

Chapter 48. The Extracellular Matrix

Chapter 49. Muscle & the Cytoskeleton

Chapter 50. Plasma Proteins & Immunoglobulins

Chapter 51. Hemostasis & Thrombosis

Chapter 52. Red & White Blood Cells

Chapter 53. Metabolism of Xenobiotics

Chapter 54. The Biochemistry of Aging

Chapter 55. Cancer: An Overview

Chapter 56. Clinical Biochemistry

Chapter 57. Biochemical Case Histories

Exam Questions

Appendix

The Answer Bank