Gain a full understanding of the principles of biochemistry as it relates to clinical medicine
The Thirty-First Edition of Harpers 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, Harpers 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,Harpers Illustrated Biochemistry is essential for USMLE® review and the single-best reference for learning the clinical relevance of any biochemistry topic.
About the Author
Victor W. Rodwell, PhD (West Lafayette, IN), Professor (Emeritus) of Biochemistry, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.
David A. Bender, PhD (London, UK) Professor (Emeritus) of Nutritional Biochemistry, University College London, London, United Kingdom.
Kathleen M. Botham, PhD, DSc, (London, UK) Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, London, United Kingdom.
Peter J. Kennelly, PhD (Blacksburg, VA), Professor and Head, Department of Biochemistry, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia.
P. Anthony Weil, PhD (Nashville, TN), Professor, Department of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.