INDEX
481
in postfeeding state, 329-333,
331-333/
in starvation, 333-335, 334/
thyroid hormones and, 71, 412-414
Metaphase, 29
Methemoglobin, 159
Methemoglobin reductase, 211,
212/,
213
Methenyl-tetrahydrofolate,
31/,
40/
Methionine, 37, 39, 42, 87, 376, 378t
Methionine adenosyltransferase, 37
Methionine synthase, 387, 387/
Methotrexate, 25-27, 30-31, 37
Methyl tetrahydrofolate, 37, 39-41/ 40
Methyl trap, 37, 39
Methylene tetrahydrofolate,
30/,
38,
39-41/
6-Methylpterin,
38/,
40
Mevalonate, 313, 314/
Microchips, in thalassemia detection,
116
Microcytic anemia, 112.
See also
Anemia
Microlithiasis, 172
Mineralocorticoids, 313, 314/
Missense mutation, 123, 124,
124t
Mitochondria
electron transport system.
See
Electron transport system
uncoupling proteins in, 166
Mitosis, 28-29, 28
/
Mitotane, 449
Molecular chaperone, 98
Monoglyceride, 329
Monoiodotyrosine, 412/
MRNA.
See
Messenger RNA
Mucilaginous (definition), 227
Mucopolysaccharidoses, 265,
267-269, 268/
Muscarinic acetylcholine receptors,
173
Muscle
amino acid utilization, 359-360
contraction in malignant hyperther-
mia, 164, 165-166
in fed state, 330/
hypocalcemia and, 455
in postfeeding fast, 331/
in starvation, 334, 334/
Mutations
in thalassemia, 15
types, 122-125, 124t, 125t
Myalgia
in hyperparathyroidism, 454
in influenza, 18
in rhabdomyolysis, 189-190
Myocardial infarction, 242-252
Myoglobin, 11, 190, 191, 194
N
NADH (nicotinamide adenine
dinucleotide)
acetaminophen and, 368, 368/
blockade, 151-153
in glycolysis, 133-135, 134/
red blood cell glycolysis and,
212/,
213
rhabdomyolysis and, 189-194
NADH dehydrogenase, 151
NADPH (nicotinamide adenine dinu-
cleotide phosphate), 37, 38, 144
Nalidixic acid, 95
Naproxen, 294
Nasogastric suction, for pancreatitis,
174
Nausea
in acetaminophen overdose, 366
in acute fatty liver of pregnancy,
180, 181
in carbon monoxide poisoning,
157-158
in cyanide poisoning, 147-148
in fructose intolerance, 217-218
in pancreatitis, 172
in porphyria, 399-400
in septic shock, 131-132
Nef protein, 50
Negative nitrogen balance, 357
Nelfinavir, 50
Neomycin, 88
Nervousness, in hyperthyroidism, 66
Neural tube defects, 36, 43
Neurologic deficits
in carbon monoxide poisoning,
157-158
in hypertensive emergency, 148
in megaloblastic anemia, 384
in mucopolysaccharidoses, 269
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