Textbook of Veterinary Physiological Chemistry
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Textbook of Veterinary Physiological Chemistry

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Bridging the gap between basic and clinical science concepts, the Textbook of Veterinary Physiological Chemistry, Third Edition offers broad coverage of biochemical principles for students and practitioners of veterinary medicine. The only recent biochemistry book written specifically for the veterinary field, this text covers cellular-level concepts related to whole-body physiologic processes in a reader-friendly, approachable manner. Each chapter is written in a succinct and concise style that includes an overview summary section, numerous illustrations for best comprehension of the subject matter, targeted learning objectives, and end of the chapter study questions to assess understanding.

With new illustrations and an instructor website with updated PowerPoint images, the Textbook of Veterinary Physiological Chemistry, Third Edition, proves useful to students and lecturers from diverse educational backgrounds. Sectional exams and case studies, new to this edition, extend the breadth and depth of learning resources.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 786 pages
  • 213.36 x 271.78 x 40.64mm | 2,086.51g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • Approx. 400 illustrations; Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0123919096
  • 9780123919090
  • 1,258,314

Table of contents

Section I: Amino Acid and Protein Metabolism Section II: Nucleotide and Nucleic Acid Metabolism Section III: Carbohydrate and Heme Metabolism Section IV: Vitamins and Trace Elements Section V: Lipid Metabolism Section VI: Intermediary Metabolism Section VII: Acid-Base Balance Appendix, References, Index
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"...an outstanding reference for anyone who needs to tie physiology, biochemistry, nutrition, and disease together...an excellent textbook that is filled with facts...a strong addition to the veterinary literature." -- JAVMA

"Strengths of the book include the concise but thorough coverage of material and excellent, instructive figures and tables." -- Doody's
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"...an outstanding reference for anyone who needs to tie physiology, biochemistry, nutrition, and disease together...an excellent textbook that is filled with facts...a strong addition to the veterinary literature." --JAVMA

"Strengths of the book include the concise but thorough coverage of material and excellent, instructive figures and tables." --Doody's
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About Larry R. Engelking

Larry Engelking holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in biology from Idaho State University, and a Ph.D. degree in physiology from Kansas State University. He has held post-doctoral research positions at the University of Florida Veterinary School and the University of Alabama Medical School, teaching positions at Harvard University, and professorial positions at Tufts University. With over 35 years of teaching and research experience, Dr. Engelking is an expert in the fields of biochemistry and physiology.
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