Chemistry provides readers with an understanding of how fundamental chemical
concepts are used to combat some diseases. Topics covered includes: Chemical
Principles in Drug Design and Discovery, chemical Basis of Drug Action and
Diseases, Strategies to Develop New and Better Drugs.
Medical biochemistry is an essential component of curriculum for all
categories of health professionals. This lecture note on Medical biochemistry
integrates and summarizes the essentials of the core subject. Topics covered
includes: Enzymes, Carbohydrate Metabolism, Integrative Metabolism
Bioenergetics, Lipid Metabolism, Amino acids and Proteins, Vitamins and
Coenzymes, Miniral Metabolism, Hormones, Molecular Genetics.
Author(s): The Carter Center, the Ethiopia Ministry of
Sir Arthur Harden, was a British
biochemist. He shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1929 with Hans Karl August
Simon von Euler-Chelpin for their investigations into the fermentation of sugar
and fermentative enzymes. Topics covered in this book are: Historical
Introduction, Zymase and its Properties, The Function of Phosphates in Alcoholic
Fermentation, The Co-Enzyme of Yeast-Juice, Action of Some Inhibiting and
Accelerating Agents on the Enzymes of Yeast-Juice, Carboxylase, The By-Products
of Alcoholic Fermentation, The Chemical Changes involved in Fermentation, The
Mechanism of Fermentation.
This book covers the
following topics: Glycolysis, Gluconeogenesis, Glycogenolysis and
Glycogenesis, Mitochondria, Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle, Respiratory Chain,
and Oxidative Phosphorylation, Pathways of Carbohydrate Metabolism.