By Carolyn D. Berdanier

ISBN-10: 0849338352

ISBN-13: 9780849338359

"Following within the culture of its renowned predecessor, the CRC table Reference for nutrients, moment version explains countless numbers of phrases time-honored in drugs, foodstuff technology, metabolism, body structure, and meals. completely up to date and improved to mirror significant advances over the last decade, this reference lists entries alphabetically and move references them while a number of phrases are used for a similar definition. each one access is both via a definition, paragraph, essay, composition, article, or function article. a number of the extra complicated entries are supported with figures or tables. The textual content additionally contains appendices. the 1st includes normal information regarding meal making plans and foodstuff choice, whereas the second one presents quite a few metabolic maps that illustrate the pathways serious about significant metabolic systems."--BOOK JACKET. learn more... summary: "Following within the culture of its renowned predecessor, the CRC table Reference for nutrients, moment version explains enormous quantities of phrases well-known in drugs, meals technological know-how, metabolism, body structure, and meals. completely up-to-date and improved to mirror significant advances over the last decade, this reference lists entries alphabetically and move references them whilst a number of phrases are used for a similar definition. every one access is both by means of a definition, paragraph, essay, composition, article, or function article. some of the extra complicated entries are supported with figures or tables. The textual content additionally contains appendices. the 1st includes basic information regarding meal making plans and nutrition choice, whereas the second one presents various metabolic maps that illustrate the pathways curious about significant metabolic systems."--BOOK JACKET

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When these deposits occur elsewhere the disease is arteriosclerosis. fm Page 48 Tuesday, September 13, 2005 3:36 PM ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 48 ATTRIBUTABLE RATE ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM A member of the statin group of drugs that lower blood cholesterol by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase, the rate-limiting enzyme in the pathway for cholesterol synthesis. Used to lower blood cholesterol levels in hypercholesterolemic patients. Trade Name: Lipitor. ATP The energy-rich compound that serves as the energy coinage of the cell.

There is little scientific evidence to support these claims. APOENZYME The inactive part, or “backbone,” of an enzyme protein. fm Page 40 Tuesday, September 13, 2005 3:36 PM APOPROTEINS 40 APOPTOSIS APOPROTEINS Proteins that are complexed with other materials such as lipids or carbohydrates or specific minerals, etc. The term apoprotein can also refer to proteins that are components of other transport or enzyme systems. APOPTOSIS Programmed cell death. The half-life of cells varies throughout the body.

Precursor of nitric oxide, a vasoactive compound; precursor of urea in the urea cycle. ARM CIRCUMFERENCE See mid-arm circumference. AROMATIC AMINO ACIDS Amino acids that have a ring structure. Included are phenylalanine, tyrosine, and tryptophan. ARRHYTHMIA Condition resulting from abnormal cardiac impulse initiation and conduction, causing the heart to pump irregularly. ARSENIC A metabolic poison. Arsenic is a mineral that may be essential in ultrasmall amounts. ARTERIAL BLOOD GAS (ABG) STUDIES Group of laboratory tests used to reflect the acid/base balance of the body.

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