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Medical Biochemistry

Medical Biochemistry

This site provides good text of medical biochemistry. It includes illustrations throughout, includes ones about protein synthesis. Some of the topics addressed include genetic code, characterization of tRNAs, amino acid activation, wobble hypothesis, initiation factors, eIF-2 cycle, incorporation of selenium, and regulation of translation. Also includes chapters on acid-base chemistry, carbohydrated/lipid synthesis, gut-brain connections, blood coagulation, and a novel section on dietary supplements. Links for peer-reviewed related sources, a chart of laboratory blood test values, and a glossary of terms make this a unique and useful text.

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