Carbohydrate Metabolism: Theory and Practical Approach

Shashank Kumar (Editor)
Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, Punjab, India

Series: Nutrition and Diet Research Progress
BISAC: HEA017000

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Carbohydrate Metabolism: Theory and Practical Approach consists of original chapters and provides an updated and unique source of information for all those interested in the fundamentals of carbohydrate metabolism and its associated processes. Although the authors assume that most readers/students have at least introductory knowledge of carbohydrate metabolism, they have attempted to compile and edit the invited chapters written by experts in a way that even a stranger to this field could easily understand and comprehend. The book will be useful for B.Sc., M.Sc., PhDs (Biochemistry, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Botany, Zoology, Bioinformatics, etc), and medical students including MBBSs and MDs in search of a guide to help them through a vast field of knowledge. Moreover, the book is also very useful for students preparing for various competitive examinations such as CSIR, ICMR, DBT and ICAR JRF/NET.

Preface

Chapter 1. Carbohydrate Digestion and Absorption (pp. 1-18)
Prem Prakash Kushwaha and Shashank Kumar

Chapter 2. Glycolysis (pp. 19-40)
Pradip Jaiswara and Ajay Kumar

Chapter 3. TCA Cycle: History, Working and Disease Implications (pp. 41-62)
S. Ray, T. Agnihotri and S. S. Rathore

Chapter 4. Electron Transport System (pp. 63-82)
Abhay K. Pandey

Chapter 5. ATP Synthesis (pp. 83-98)
Swati Manohar and Alok Shrivastava

Chapter 6. Gluconeogenesis Regulation, Measurements and Disorders (pp. 99-114)
L. S. Rai, A. Narayanan and S. Ray

Chapter 7. Glycogenolysis (pp. 115-130)
Prem Prakash Kushwaha and Shashank Kumar

Chapter 8. Glycogenesis (pp. 131-140)
Audesh Bhat and Deepak Kumar

Chapter 9. Alternative Pathways for Glucose Metabolism (pp. 141-152)
Sabyasachi Senapati

Chapter 10. Diseases Associated with Carbohydrate Metabolism (pp. 153-178)
Pratishtha Sonker and Ajay Kumar

Chapter 11. Clinical Laboratory Tests for Carbohydrates (pp. 179-192)
Shashank Kumar and Amit Kumar Sharma

Chapter 12. Biochemistry Laboratory Tests for Carbohydrates (pp. 193-206)
Amit Kumar Sharma and Shashank Kumar

Chapter 13. Objective and Subjective Exercise (pp. 207-226)
Amit Kumar Sharma and Shashank Kumar

About the Editor (pp. 227-228)

Index (pp. 229)

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