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: Conformation of biomolecules, structure and their relationship to
biological activity, synthesis and degradation of major metabolites, Production
and storage of energy, Biocatalysts and their application, Intercellular
communication by hormones, Molecular events in gene expression and regulation.
Author(s): The Carter Center, The Ethiopia Ministry
This lecture note covers the following topics:
structure of nucleic acids, Biosynthesis of macromolecules, DNA Definitions,
Transcription, Translation and Replication, genetic events, The Evolution and
This note covers the following topics: Large Molecules, Cell Biology, Enzyme Biochemistry, Glycolysis and the Krebs
Cycle, Photosynthesis, Mendelian Genetics, Central Dogma, Prokaryotic Genetics
and Gene Expression, Recombinant DNA and Immunology.
This book covers the following topics: GenBank: The
Nucleotide Sequence Database, Macromolecular Structure Databases, Querying and
Linking the Data, Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Database (dbSNP) of Nucleotide
Sequence Variation, Gene Expression and Hybridization Repository.
This note covers the following topics: Basic
Chemistry of Amino Acids, Carbohydrates, Lipids and Nucleic Acids, Ionic
Equilibria, Biological Membranes and Transport, Protein Structure and Analysis,
Hemoglobin and Myoglobin, Enzyme Kinetics, Vitamins and Minerals, Glycolysis:
Regulating Blood Glucose, Fructose Metabolism, Ethanol Metabolism Non-Glucose
Sugar Metabolism, Gluconeogenesis, Glycogen Metabolism, Diseases and Disorders,
Adipose Tissue: Not Just Fat, Gut-Brain: Control of Feeding Behaviors, Obesity:
Metabolic Consequences, The Metabolic Syndrome: MetS, Diabetes and Insulin
This book covers the
following topics: Bioinformation, Engineered Cells and Organs, Nanomaterials,
MEMS and NEMS: Self-Assembly, Chemical Dendrimers, Quantum Dots, Encapsulation,
Biosensors and Nanosensors, Lab on a Chip, BioMEMS, Artificial Ciliary Transport
Systems Nanotubes and Fullerenes, Interactivity, Robots and Specialties.
This note covers the following topics: Plant Biology, Origins of
Life, Human Physiology, Human Neurology, Developmental Biology, Freshwater
Ecology, Regulation of Biological Systems, Control of Growth and Development,
Genetics and Evolution and Cell Biology.