Textbook of Veterinary Physiological Chemistry, 3rd Edition

Textbook of Veterinary Physiological Chemistry, 3rd Edition

By Larry Engelking

Bridging the gap between basic and clinical science concepts, the Textbook of Veterinary Physiological Chemistry, Third Edition PDF 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.

  • Provides newly developed case studies that demonstrate practical application of concepts
  • Presents comprehensive sectional exams for self-assessment
  • Delivers instructor website with updated PowerPoint images and lecture slides to enhance teaching and learning
  • Employs a succinct communication style in support of quick comprehension
Table of Contents
Section I: Amino Acid and Protein Metabolism
Chapter 1: Chemical Composition of Living Cells

Chapter 2: Properties of Amino Acids

Chapter 3: Amino Acid Modifications

Chapter 4: Protein Structure

Chapter 5: Properties of Enzymes

Chapter 6: Enzyme Kinetics

Chapter 7: Protein Digestion

Chapter 8: Amino Acid Catabolism

Chapter 9: Transamination and Deamination Reactions

Chapter 10: Urea Cycle (Krebs-Henseleit Ornithine Cycle)

Chapter 11: Glutamine and Ammonia

Chapter 12: Nonprotein Derivatives of Amino Acids

Section II: Nucleotide and Nucleic Acid Metabolism
Chapter 13: Nucleotides

Chapter 14: Pyrimidine Biosynthesis

Chapter 15: Purine Biosynthesis

Chapter 16: Folic Acid

Chapter 17: Nucleic Acid and Nucleotide Turnover

Section III: Carbohydrate and Heme Metabolism
Chapter 18: Carbohydrate Structure

Chapter 19: Polysaccharides and Carbohydrate Derivatives

Chapter 20: Glycoproteins and Glycolipids

Chapter 21: Overview of Carbohydrate Metabolism

Chapter 22: Glucose Trapping

Chapter 23: Glycogen

Chapter 24: Introduction to Glycolysis (The Embden-Meyerhoff Pathway (EMP))

Chapter 25: Initial Reactions in Anaerobic Glycolysis

Chapter 26: Intermediate Reactions in Anaerobic Glycolysis

Chapter 27: Metabolic Fates of Pyruvate

Chapter 28: Hexose Monophosphate Shunt (HMS)

Chapter 29: Uronic Acid Pathway

Chapter 30: Erythrocytic Protection from O2 Toxicity

Chapter 31: Carbohydrate Metabolism in Erythrocytes

Chapter 32: Heme Biosynthesis

Chapter 33: Heme Degradation

Chapter 34: Tricarboxylic Acid (TCA) Cycle

Chapter 35: Leaks in the Tricarboxylic Acid (TCA) Cycle

Chapter 36: Oxidative Phosphorylation

Chapter 37: Gluconeogenesis

Chapter 38: Carbohydrate Digestion

Section IV: Vitamins and Trace Elements

Chapter 39: Vitamin C

Chapter 40: Thiamin (B1) and Riboflavin (B2)

Chapter 41: Niacin (B3) and Pantothenic Acid (B5)

Chapter 42: Biotin and Pyridoxine (B6)

Chapter 43: Cobalamin (B12)

Chapter 44: Vitamin A

Chapter 45: Vitamin D

Chapter 46: Vitamin E

Chapter 47: Vitamin K

Chapter 48: Iron

Chapter 49: Zinc

Chapter 50: Copper

Chapter 51: Manganese and Selenium

Chapter 52: Iodine and Cobalt

Section V: Lipid Metabolism

Chapter 53: Overview of Lipid Metabolism

Chapter 54: Saturated and Unsaturated Fatty Acids

Chapter 55: Fatty Acid Oxidation

Chapter 56: Fatty Acid Biosynthesis

Chapter 57: Triglycerides and Glycerophospholipids

Chapter 58: Phospholipid Degradation

Chapter 59: Sphingolipids

Chapter 60: Lipid Digestion

Chapter 61: Cholesterol

Chapter 62: Bile Acids

Chapter 63: Lipoprotein Complexes

Chapter 64: Chylomicrons

Chapter 65: VLDL, IDL, and LDL

Chapter 66: LDL Receptors and HDL

Chapter 67: Hyperlipidemias

Chapter 68: Eicosanoids I

Chapter 69: Eicosanoids II

Chapter 70: Lipolysis

Chapter 71: Ketone Body Formation and Utilization

Chapter 72: Fatty Liver Syndrome (Steatosis)

Section VI: Starvation and Excercise

Chapter 73: Starvation (Transition into the Postabsorptive Phase)

Chapter 74: Starvation (The Early Phase)

Chapter 75: Starvation (The Intermediate Phase)

Chapter 76: Starvation (The Late Phase)

Chapter 77: Exercise (Circulatory Adjustments and Creatine)

Chapter 78: Exercise (si1_e and RQ)

Chapter 79: Exercise (Substrate Utilization and Endocrine Parameters)

Chapter 80: Exercise (Muscle Fiber Types and Characteristics)

Chapter 81: Exercise (Athletic Animals)

Section VII: Acid-Base Balance

Chapter 82: The Hydrogen Ion Concentration

Chapter 83: Strong and Weak Electrolytes

Chapter 84: Protein Buffer Systems

Chapter 85: Bicarbonate, Phosphate, and Ammonia Buffer Systems

Chapter 86: Anion Gap

Chapter 87: Metabolic Acidosis

Chapter 88: Diabetes Mellitus (Metabolic Acidosis and Potassium Balance)

Chapter 89: Metabolic Alkalosis

Chapter 90: Respiratory Acidosis

Chapter 91: Respiratory Alkalosis

Chapter 92: Strong Ion Difference (SID)

Chapter 93: Alkalinizing and Acidifying Solutions

Chapter 94: Dehydration/Overhydration

Case Studies
Case Study #1: Ethylene Glycol

Case Study #2: Phosphofructokinase (PFK)

Case Study #3: Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Endocarditis and Cardiac Ischemia

Case Study #4: Portosystemic Vascular Shunt (PSS)

Case Study #5: Diabetes Mellitus (DM)

Case Study #6: Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD)

Appendix
Abbreviations
References
Index

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