BIOCHEMISTRY

Body Fluid Analysis

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at thepoint.lww.com This chapter is designed to acquaint the reader with bodily fluids that are frequently analyzed in the clinical chemistry laboratory. The source, method of collection, physiologic purpose, and…

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Liver Function

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at thepoint.lww.com The liver is a very large and complex organ responsible for performing vital tasks that impact all body systems. Its complex functions include metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins,…

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Immunochemical Techniques

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(Eq. 8-1) The binding between an Hp and the Ab obeys the law of mass action and is expressed mathematically in Equation 8-2: (Eq. 8-2) Ka is the affinity or…

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Renal Function

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at thepoint.lww.com The kidneys are vital organs that perform a variety of important functions (Table 27.1). The most prominent functions are removal of unwanted substances from plasma (both waste and…

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Adrenal Function

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at thepoint.lww.com THE ADRENAL GLAND: AN OVERVIEW The adrenal gland is a multifunctional organ that produces steroid hormones and neuropeptides essential for life. Despite the complex actions of adrenal hormones,…

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Lipids and Lipoproteins

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FIGURE 15.1 Chemical structures of lipids. Fatty acids are abbreviated as (R) for triglycerides and phospholipids. The polyunsaturated fatty acids are classified into omega-3, omega-6, and omega-9 families, depending on…

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