Gain a full understanding of the principles of biochemistry as it relates to clinical medicine The Thirty-First Edition of Harper’s Illustrated Biochemistry continues to emphasize the link between biochemistry and the understanding of disease states, disease pathology, and the practice of medicine. Featuring a full-color presentation and numerous medically relevant examples, Harper’s presents a clear, succinct review of the fundamentals of biochemistry that every student must understand in order to succeed in medical school.
All 58 chapters help you understand the medical relevance of biochemistry:
• Full-color presentation includes more than 600 illustrations• Case studies emphasize the clinical relevance of biochemistry • NEW CHAPTER on Biochemistry of Transition Metals addresses the importance and overall pervasiveness of transition metals• Review Questions follow each of the eleven sections• Boxed Objectives define the goals of each chapter• Tables encapsulate important information• Every chapter includes a section on the biomedical importance of a given topic
Applauded by medical students and online reviewers for its currency and engaging style, Harper’s Illustrated Biochemistry is essential for USMLE® review and the single-best reference for learning the clinical relevance of any biochemistry topic.