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Medical Biochemistry by N. Mallikarjuna Rao - Paperback - 5th or later edition - 2010 - from Sanctum Books and Biblio.com

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Medical Biochemistry

by N. Mallikarjuna Rao

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New Age International (P) Limited, 2010. 5th or later edition. Softcover. New. The 2nd edition of the book is revised, updated and efforts are made to enhance usefulness of the book for various courses. New subject matter is added to each chapter. Further this freshly updated 2nd edition contains five new chapters. They are: * Biochemistry of apoptosis * Biochemistry of cell cycle * Biochemistry of Blood * Organ function tests * Biochemical Technology Apart from updating each chapter, new unsolved problems are added and in references books, reviews, research articles are included. Thus, the 2nd edition of the book contains 34 chapters, 536 references, 191 essay-type questions, 420 short-answer questions, 111 multiple-choice questions (MCQs), 128 fill in the blanks and 14 cases. Most striking in this edition is inclusion of biochemical aspects of diseases and disease-causing organisms common to tropical (developing) countries. Salient features: * DNA structural polymorphism, DNA chips, stem cells, RAPD, peptide nucleic acids. * Molecular and cellular mechanisms of nervous system functions and diseases. Taste and odor signalling. * Molecular link between obesity and diabetes, HIV and cancer link, immune system, human genome project. * Lipid transport across enterocytes, lipoprotein X, COX inhibitors, antiatherogenic actions of apolipo-proteins. * Medicinal actions of curcumin, environmental effects of tobacco, mosquito repellents, harmful effects of arsenic poisoning, pan masala. * Principles and applications of centrifuges to auto analyzers and FMRI. The book is extremely useful to undergraduate medical, dental, nursing, pharmacy, physiotherapy, homeopathy, naturopathy, biomedical engineering and medical laboratory technology students. To M.Sc. Biochemistry, Life Sciences, Food Science, Nutrition and B.Sc. Biochemistry, Life Sciences students also, this book is useful. Printed Pages: 836.

Masanobu Fukuoka (1913–2008) was born and raised on the Japanese island of Shikoku. He was the oldest son of a rice farmer who was also the local mayor. Fukuoka studied plant pathology and worked for number of years as a produce inspector in the customs office in Yokohama. But in 1938 he returned to his village home determined to put his ideas about natural farming into practice. During World War II, he worked for the Japanese government as a researcher on food production, managing to avoid military service until the final few months of the war. After the war, he returned to Shikoku to devote himself wholeheartedly to farming. And in 1975, distressed by the effects of Japan’s post-war modernization, Fukuoka wrote The One-Straw Revolution. In his later years, Fukuoka was involved with several projects to reduce desertification throughout the world. He remained an active farmer until well into his eighties, and continued to give lectures until only a few years before his death at the age of ninety-five. Fukuoka is also the author of The Natural Way of Farming and The Road Back to Nature. In 1988 he received the Magsaysay Award for Public Service. Frances Moore Lappé is author or co-author of sixteen books, including Diet for a Small Planet and Getting a Grip: Clarity, Creativity, and Courage in a World Gone Mad. She has co-founded three organizations, including the Institute for Food and Development Policy and, more recently, the Small Planet Institute, which she leads with her daughter Anna Lappé. In 1987, she received the Right Livelihood Award, also called the “Alternative Nobel.” She has received seventeen honorary doctorates and has been a visiting scholar at MIT.


  • Bookseller: Sanctum Books IN (IN)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 26893
  • Title: Medical Biochemistry
  • Author: N. Mallikarjuna Rao
  • Format/binding: Softcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Jacket condition: New
  • Quantity available: 500
  • Edition: 5th or later edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 8122418236
  • ISBN 13: 9788122418231
  • Publisher: New Age International (P) Limited
  • Place: New Delhi
  • Date published: 2010
  • Keywords: NA


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