INDEX
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Aminolevulinic acid (ALA), 400,
402, 403/
Aminolevulinic acid dehydratase
(ALAD), 400, 402
Aminolevulinic acid dehydratase
deficiency porphyria,
404t,
405
Aminolevulinic acid synthase (ALAS),
400, 402
Aminopterin, 30
Aminotransferase, 341, 358
Ammonia, 342-344, 343/
AMP (adenosine monophosphate)
oxidative phosphorylation and, 135
purine catabolism and, 393-395, 394/
in rhabdomyolysis, 190, 192
AMP deaminase, 221, 221/
Amplification refractory mutation
system (ARMS), 115
Amylase, 171-176, 219
Amylopectin, 228
Amylose, 228
Amytal,
152t
Anaerobic glycolysis, 132-133,
245, 249, 250/
Anaerobic metabolism, 135-136, 136/
Anaphase, 29
Androgens, 68, 314/
Anemia
in anorexia nervosa, 356
hemolytic, 209-216
iron deficiency, 112
macrocytic, 35-43
megaloblastic, 33, 37, 383-384
sickle cell, 9-15
in thalassemia, 112
Anencephaly, 36
Anesthesia, malignant hyperthermia
and, 164
Aneuploidy, 107
Angina, 245, 274
Angiotensin converting enzyme,
418, 420
Angiotensin I, 419, 420
Angiotensin II, 419, 420
Angiotensin III, 419
Angiotensinogen, 419
Anion gap, 191
Annealing, 56, 58, 59/
Anorexia nervosa, 355-363
Anterior pituitary.
See
Pituitary
Antibiotics
quinolones, 94-95, 95/ 97/
resistance to, 88
sites of action,
86/,
87-88
Anticodon, 85
Antidiuretic hormone (ADH), 418-419
Antimycin A, 1527
Antithrombotic activity, of aspirin,
294-295
Antithyroid drugs, 71-72
Apolipoprotein, 274
Apolipoprotein C-II, 320
Apolipoprotein E, 277, 320-321
Apoproteins, 275, 276t
Apoptosis, 430
Arabinose, 226, 228
Arachidonate, 296-297
Arachidonic acid, 296
Arginase, 343
Arginine, 360, 361, 377, 378t
Argininosuccinase, 343, 343
/
Argininosuccinate, 343, 343
/
ARMS (amplification refractory
mutation system), 115
Arrhythmia, in malignant
hyperthermia, 164
Arthritis, gouty, 391-397
Ascites, in cirrhosis, 340
Ascorbic acid deficiency, 43
Asparagine, 358, 378t
Aspartate,
31/,
341,
343/, 378t
Aspartate transaminase, 341
Aspirin, 294-295, 298
/,
299
Asterixis, 340
Ataxia
in megaloblastic anemia, 384
in thiamine deficiency, 139-140
ATP (adenosine triphosphate)
adenylate cyclase and, 70
anaerobic glycolysis and, 135
in carbon monoxide poisoning, 160
in fructose intolerance, 221
in glycolysis, 133
in malignant hyperthermia, 166, 166/
oxidative phosphorylation and,
135-136, 235
phosphorylation from ADP and P1,
150-151, 150/
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