Chapter The integration and control

OF metabolism 286

  1. 1 Patterns of metabolic regulation 287
  2. 2 Intracellular regulation of enzyme activity 288
  3. 3 Responses to fast-acting hormones by covalent modification of enzyme proteins 293
  4. 4 Slow-acting hormones: changes in enzyme synthesis 300
  5. 5 Hormonal control in the fed and fasting states 302
  6. 6 Selection of fuel for muscle activity 306
  7. 7 Diabetes mellitus — a failure of regulation of blood glucose concentration 310

CHAPTER 11 MICRONUTRIENTS - THE VITAMINS

AND MINERALS 322

  1. 1 The determination of requirements and reference intakes 323
  2. 2 Vitamin A 332
  3. 3 Vitamin D 342
  4. 4 Vitamin E 348
  5. 5 Vitamin K 353
  6. 6 Vitamin Bt (thiamin) 358
  7. 7 Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) 362
  8. 8 Niacin 366
  9. 9 Vitamin B 374
  1. 10 Vitamin B12 379
  2. 11 Folic acid 384
  3. 12 Biotin 395
  4. 13 Pantothenic acid 397
  5. 14 Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 400
  6. 15 Minerals 407

Appendix 416

Glossary 418

Index 427

CD licence agreement 449

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