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
NEW TO THIS EDITION: -Emphasis throughout on the integral relationship between biochemistry and disease, diagnostic pathology, and medical practice-Hundreds of references to disease states throughout-New chapter addressing the biochemical roles of transition metals-Many updated review questions-Frequent tables summarizing key links to disease states-New text on cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM)-Cover picture of the protein structure of the Zika virus, solved by cryo-EM
Applauded by medical students and online reviewers for its currency and engaging style, Harper's Illustrated Biochemistry is essential for USMLE(R) review and the single-best reference for learning the clinical relevance of any biochemistry topic.