BIOCHEMISTRY

Immunohistology of Melanocytic Neoplasms

Dec 24, 2019 by in BIOCHEMISTRY Comments Off on Immunohistology of Melanocytic Neoplasms

Overview Melanoma continues to represent one of the greatest diagnostic challenges in surgical pathology and is an important source of litigation. Both as a primary lesion in the skin and…

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Immunohistology of Infectious Diseases

Dec 24, 2019 by in BIOCHEMISTRY Comments Off on Immunohistology of Infectious Diseases

During the last 2 decades, the approach to histopathologic diagnosis has been dramatically transformed by immunohistochemistry (IHC), specifically in the diagnosis and classification of tumors, and more recently in the…

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Water, sodium and potassium

Apr 3, 2019 by in BIOCHEMISTRY Comments Off on Water, sodium and potassium

Chapter 2 Water, sodium and potassium Introduction Water distribution Water accounts for approximately 60% of body weight in men and 55% in women, the difference reflecting the typically greater body…

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Hydrogen ion homoeostasis and blood gases

Apr 3, 2019 by in BIOCHEMISTRY Comments Off on Hydrogen ion homoeostasis and blood gases

Chapter 3 Hydrogen ion homoeostasis and blood gases Introduction The normal processes of metabolism result in the net formation of 40–80 mmol of hydrogen ions per 24 h, principally from the oxidation…

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The kidneys

Apr 3, 2019 by in BIOCHEMISTRY Comments Off on The kidneys

Chapter 4 The kidneys Introduction The kidneys have three major functions: • excretion of waste • maintenance of extracellular fluid (ECF) volume and composition, including acid-base balance • hormone synthesis….

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