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Biochemistry in Nutshell

Authors : Dr. S.K. Gupta

This present book Biochemistry in Nutshell has been prepared with this idea. This book has been written in a simple and easy language, and most importantly, it meets the essentials needs of Biochemistry students across all medical disciplines without compromising the course content in any manner.

The salient features of the book are as follows:

  • The core subject materisl has been covered adequately and the subject matter has been arranged sequentially to make a logical reading.
  • Adequate colourful diagrams and flow charts have been added for clear visualisation and understanding.
  • The text has been arranged in points to help students retain and reproduce the subject matter well in the examinations.
  • Important confusing terms, concepts, facts, etc. have been clearly explained and highlighted throughcolouyreed boxes for clarity.
  • Boxes titled 'Clinical Focus' have been added to highlight the importance of the clinical aspects arising from basic medical biochemistry.
  • New areas like cancer, genetic engineering and molecular immunology along with core areas of biochemistry like metabolism, nytrition, endocrinology, etc. have also been given due emphasis.
  • Common health problems with a strong biochemical basis like diabetes Mellitus, Jaundice, Respiratory Distress Syndrome of Newborns, Osteoporosis, Hyper-cholestrolemia and several metabolic disorders viz. Hyper-homocystinemia, Phenylketonuria, etc. have been dealt with suitable clinical details so that students are aware of their clinical impact.

ISBN number : 978-81-7739-526-6

Edition: 1st

Avichal Publishing Company

Price: INR 350

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Dr. S.K. Gupta: (M.D.), Director Professor, at Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi. He has been teaching medical biochemistry to B.D.S., M.B.B.S., and M.D. students for over thirty years. He is very well aware of the students' requirement as he is an examiner for many universities for MBBS and MD examinations and an expert in interview boards for appointment of residents and faculty positions.

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