Fundamentals of Biochemistry: Life at the Molecular Level, 4th Edition

Life at the Molecular Level

Author: Donald Voet,Judith G. Voet,Charlotte W. Pratt

Publisher: Wiley Global Education

ISBN: 1118213432

Category: Science

Page: 1200

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Voet, Voet and Pratt's Fundamentals of Biochemistry, 4e addresses the enormous advances in biochemistry, particularly in the areas of structural biology and Bioinformatics by providing a solid biochemical foundation that is rooted in chemistry to prepare students for the scientific challenges of the future. While continuing in its tradition of presenting complete and balanced coverage that is clearly written and relevant to human health and disease, Fundamentals of Biochemistry, 4e includes new pedagogy and enhanced visuals that provide a pathway for student learning. The authors are careful to present new information such that it links it to existing content, ever mindful that students assimilate new information only in the proper context.
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Fundamentals of Environmental and Toxicological Chemistry

Sustainable Science, Fourth Edition

Author: Stanley E. Manahan

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466553170

Category: Science

Page: 614

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Fundamentals of Environmental and Toxicological Chemistry: Sustainable Science, Fourth Edition covers university-level environmental chemistry, with toxicological chemistry integrated throughout the book. This new edition of a bestseller provides an updated text with an increased emphasis on sustainability and green chemistry. It is organized based on the five spheres of Earth’s environment: (1) the hydrosphere (water), (2) the atmosphere (air), (3) the geosphere (solid Earth), (4) the biosphere (life), and (5) the anthrosphere (the part of the environment made and used by humans). The first chapter defines environmental chemistry and each of the five environmental spheres. The second chapter presents the basics of toxicological chemistry and its relationship to environmental chemistry. Subsequent chapters are grouped by sphere, beginning with the hydrosphere and its environmental chemistry, water pollution, sustainability, and water as nature’s most renewable resource. Chapters then describe the atmosphere, its structure and importance for protecting life on Earth, air pollutants, and the sustainability of atmospheric quality. The author explains the nature of the geosphere and discusses soil for growing food as well as geosphere sustainability. He also describes the biosphere and its sustainability. The final sphere described is the anthrosphere. The text explains human influence on the environment, including climate, pollution in and by the anthrosphere, and means of sustaining this sphere. It also discusses renewable, nonpolluting energy and introduces workplace monitoring. For readers needing additional basic chemistry background, the book includes two chapters on general chemistry and organic chemistry. This updated edition includes three new chapters, new examples and figures, and many new homework problems.
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MRCP Part 1: 400 BOFs

Author: Imran Mannan,Vincent Cheung,Claire Grout,Benjamin Mullish

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 1907816445

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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MRCP PART 1: 400 BOFs offers a wealth of practice questions covering a wide range of topics for trainees preparing for the MRCP Part 1 exam. Presented in a clear layout, chapters are mapped to the syllabus to deliver structured revision in each clinical specialty. Featuring fully descriptive answers and extensive referencing, this book provides the essential revision tool to maximise chances of exam success. Key Points 400 Best of Five questions reflect the breadth of topics encountered in the actual exam Practical advice on how to approach revision and useful tips to improve exam technique Answers feature concise case-based descriptions to consolidate knowledge Answers illustrated to improve understanding of key concepts Complements MRCP Part 2: 450 BOFs and MRCP PACES: 250 Clinical Scenarios – the complete MRCP revision package
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Biodegradable Green Composites

Author: Susheel Kalia

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118911091

Category: Science

Page: 368

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This book comprehensively addresses surface modification of natural fibers to make them more effective, cost-efficient, and environmentally friendly. Topics include the elucidation of important aspects surrounding chemical and green approaches for the surface modification of natural fibers, the use of recycled waste, properties of biodegradable polyesters, methods such as electrospinning, and applications of hybrid composite materials.
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Nanomaterials in Energy and Environmental Applications

Author: Junhui He

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1315341298

Category: Science

Page: 548

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Nanoscience and nanotechnology are interdisciplinary fields that bring together physicists, chemists, materials scientists, and engineers to meet the potential future challenges that humankind will face, including the search for renewable energies for sustainable development and new technologies for carbon capture and environmental protection. Among the current subjects in nanoscience and nanotechnology, nanomaterials are developing fast and explosively and attracting a huge amount of attention. They continue to show promising potential and have found application in solar cells, fuel cells, secondary batteries, supercapacitors, air and water purification, and removal of domestic and outdoor air pollutants. To summarize the past developments and encourage future efforts, this book presents contributions from world-renowned specialists in the fields of nanomaterials, energy, and environmental science. It discusses the design and fabrication of nanostructured materials and their energy and environmental applications.
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Principles of Biochemical Toxicology, Fourth Edition

Author: John A. Timbrell

Publisher: Informa Health Care

ISBN: 0849373026

Category: Medical

Page: 464

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This leading textbook in the field examines the mechanisms underlying toxicity, particularly the events at the molecular level and the factors that determine and affect toxicity. The new edition is updated to reflect the latest research into the biochemical basis of toxicology and the growing concerns over the adverse effects of drugs, environmental pollution, and occupational hazards. Principles of Biochemical Toxicology, Fourth Edition thoroughly explains dose-response relationships, disposition and metabolism, and toxic responses to foreign compounds, and presents detailed examples to make the mechanisms of toxicity more accessible to students encountering the subject for the first time. Comprehensive in scope with a clear and concise approach, the text includes summary sections, questions and model answers, and thoroughly revised artwork that serves as an essential aid to learning and teaching. New to the Fourth Edition: reorganized sections that cover basic principles followed by sections on different types of toxicity extensive use of examples throughout and numerous explanatory diagrams new material on risk assessment, export systems, oxidative stress, Thalidomide, Tamoxifen and asbestos proliferators, domoic acid, bone marrow (benzene), heart (adriamycin), blood (primaquine), biomarkers, cytochrome P450 and other enzymes, receptor mediated effects, endocrine disruption, ethanol, botox, arsenic, and more questions with answers for each chapter for review and self-checking expanded and updated chapter bibliographies
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Medical Biochemistry

Author: N. V. Bhagavan

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080511392

Category: Science

Page: 1016

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Thoroughly updated and in a new two-color format, this well- respected text presents the fundamentals of biochemistry and related topics to students pursuing a one- or two-semester course in pre-med biochemistry or medical programs. The second edition is equally applicable to other health-related fields such as clinical chemistry, medical technology or pharmacology. Medical Biochemistry, Fourth Edition, focuses on the foundations and clinically relevant applications of normal human biochemistry and pathology. Abundantly illustrated with four-color plates. Revised chapters on molecular biology reflect the latest research in the field Two color throughout with four color plates Reference quality appendices include practical information on clinical lab parameters used to diagnose a range of diseases
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The Renal System Explained

An Illustrated Core Text

Author: Sunita R. Deshmukh,Newton W. K. Wong

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781904761846

Category: Medical

Page: 153

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This book offers the exam-going student's perspective with the expertise of experienced, specialist contributors. It is primarily written for pre-clinical undergraduate students but also serves as a comprehensive guide for clinical students and a reference for science professionals. It contains core knowledge, identifies and emphasises essential learning points, and also enables readers to explore additional information.Comprised of clear and concise explanations of key concepts and illustrated with colourful figures and tables throughout, the book covers renal anatomy, physiology, histology, embryology, pathology and clinically relevant aspects with integrative case studies. Information is summarised and categorised into colour-coded boxes, presenting the material in a well organised and easily accessible manner. Key learning points are identified to aid exam preparation, and self-assessment questions based on past papers are provided at the end of each chapter (including multiple-choice, extended-matching and short-answer questions). This learning resource is designed to inspire student interest in the renal system and support exam preparation.
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Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology

The Science of Pollution, Fourth Edition

Author: Michael C. Newman

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466582294

Category: Science

Page: 680

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An integrated analysis exploring current and relevant concepts, Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology: The Science of Pollution, Fourth Edition extends the dialogue further from the previous editions and beyond conventional ecosystems. It explores landscape, regional, and biospheric topics, communicating core concepts with subjects ranging from molecular to global issues. It addresses the increasing growth and complexity of ecotoxicological problems, contains additional vignettes, and employs input from a variety of experts in the field. Divided into 14 chapters, the book begins with an overall history of the field. It details the essential features of the key contaminants of concern today, including their sources. It examines bioaccumulation, the effects of contaminants at increasing levels of ecological organization, and the regulatory aspects of the field addressing the technical issues of risk assessment. The author includes appendices illustrating important environmental laws and regulations, and compiles key terms not already identified by section headings in the glossary. He also provides suggested readings at the end of each chapter and presents study questions at the end of the book. Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology: The Science of Pollution, Fourth Edition contains a broad overview of ecotoxicology, and provides a basic understanding of the field. Designed as a textbook for use in introductory graduate or upper-level undergraduate courses in ecotoxicology, applied ecology, environmental pollution, and environmental science, it can also be used as a general reference for practicing environmental toxicologists.
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