DM Vasudevan Biochemistry PDF | Latest Edition Download

The First year of MBBS is a difficult year to get through. Biochemistry is the subject in which the majority of students fail. In this post, we will provide you with a DM Vasudevan Biochemistry PDF book for download directly from Google Drive. We will try to keep you updated with the latest edition of this book.

DM Vasudevan Biochemistry PDF Book

DM Vasudevan Biochemistry book is one of the finest for biochemistry in First Year MBBS. Alongside, it is also used by medical students preparing for the NEET PG exam.

This book aids in the development of fundamental principles as well as advanced biochemical knowledge. This book is the best option because it is filled with great photos, graphs, and tables.

The DM Vasudevan 8th edition (latest) has 677 pages in total with an index for easy access. It includes essay and short note MCQs, as well as viva-voce questions and answers, at the end of each chapter.

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DM Vasudevan Biochemistry PDF is divided into six sections that comprise fifty pages. This book’s contents are as follows:

Section A- Chemical Basis of Life

Chapter 1- Biochemical Perspective on Medicine
Chapter 2- Sub-cellular Organelles and Cell Membranes
Chapter 3- Amino Acids- Structure and Properties
Chapter 4- Proteins- Structure and Function
Chapter 5- Enzymology- General Concepts and Enzymes
Chapter 6- Clinical Enzymology
Chapter 7- Chemistry of Carbohydrates
Chapter 8- Chemistry of Lipids

Section B- General Metabolism

Chapter 9- Overview of Metabolism
Chapter 10- Metabolic Pathways of Glucose
Chapter 11- Regulation of Blood Glucose, Insulin and Diabetes Mellitus
Chapter 12- Metabolic Pathways of Other Carbohydrates
Chapter 13- Metabolism of Fatty Acids
Chapter 14- Cholesterol and Lipoproteins
Chapter 15- Hyperlipidemia and Cardiovascular Diseases
Chapter 16- MCFA, PUFA, PGs and Compound Lipids
Chapter 17- General Amino Acid Metabolism (Urea Cycle and One-Carbon Metabolism)
Chapter 18- Aliphatic Amino Acids
Chapter 19- Aromatic Amino Acids
Chapter 20- Citric Acid Cycle
Chapter 21- Biological Oxidation and ETC
Chapter 22- Heme Synthesis and Breakdown
Chapter 23- Hemoglobin

Section C- Clinical and Applied Biochemistry

Chapter 24- Liver and Gastric Function Tests
Chapter 25- Kidney Function Tests
Chapter 26- Plasma Proteins
Chapter 27- Acid-Base Balance and pH
Chapter 28- Electrolyte and Water Balance
Chapter 29- Body Fluids (Milk, CSF, and Amniotic Fluid)
Chapter 30- Free Radicals and Anti-oxidants
Chapter 31- Laboratory Techniques, Quality Control, and Metabolic Diseases

Section D- Nutrition

Chapter 32- Fat Soluble Vitamins
Chapter 33- Water Soluble Vitamins
Chapter 34- Mineral Metabolism and Abnormalities
Chapter 35- Energy Metabolism and Nutrition
Chapter 36- Detoxification and Bio-transformation of Xenobiotics
Chapter 37- Environmental Pollution and Heavy Metal Poisons

Section E- Molecular Biology

Chapter 38- Nucleotides- Chemistry and Metabolism
Chapter 39- Deoxyribonucleic Acid- Structure and Replication
Chapter 40- Transcription
Chapter 41- Genetic Code and Translation
Chapter 42- Control of Gene Expressions
Chapter 43- Recombinant DNA Technology and Gene Therapy
Chapter 44- Molecular Diagnostics and Genetic Tech

Section F- Advanced Biochemistry

Chapter 45- Hormones and Growth Factors
Chapter 46- lmmunochemistry
Chapter 47- Biochemistry of AIDS and HIV
Chapter 48- Biochemistry of Cancer
Chapter 49- Tissue Proteins in Health and Disease
Chapter 50- Applications of Isotopes in Medicine

About the Author

  • DM Vasudevan
  • Distinguished Professor
    • Department of Biochemistry
      • College of Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (Kochi, Kerala, India)
  • Formerly
    • Principal, College of Medicine
      • Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kerala, India
    • Dean, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences
      • Gangtok, Sikkim, India

DM Vasudevan Biochemistry Latest Edition Download

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9th Edition

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8th Edition

BookTextbook of Biochemistry
AuthorDM Vasudevan
ForewordSreekumari S
Kannan Vaidyanathan
File Size210MB
File TypePDF
Link TypeGoogle Drive
Number of Pages677
Last Updated28/12/2022

7th Edition

BookTextbook of Biochemistry
AuthorDM Vasudevan
ForewordSreekumari S
Kannan Vaidyanathan
File Size27.7MB
File TypePDF
Link TypeGoogle Drive
Number of Pages809
Last Updated28/12/2022

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