Biochemistry

Gain a thorough understanding of the principles ofbiochemistry as they relate to the study of clinical medicine

A Doody's Core Title for 2017!

THE BEST REVIEW FOR THE USMLE!

The Thirtieth Edition of Harper’s Illustrated Biochemistry combines outstanding full-colorillustrations with authoritative integrated coverage of biochemical disease and clinical information. Using brevity 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 fifty-eight chapters emphasize the medical relevance of biochemistry

  • Full-color presentation includes more than 600 illustrations
  • Each chapter includes a section on BiomedicalImportance and a summary of the topics covered
  • Review questions follow each of the eleven sections
  • Case studies in every chapter emphasize the clinical relevance to biochemistry
  • NEW coverage of toxic naturally-occurring amino acids; extraterrestrial biomolecules; computer-aided drug design; the role of complement cascade in bacterial and viral infection; secreted mediators of cell-cell signaling between leukocytes; the role of mast cells, basophils, andeosinophils; and the hazard of antioxidants that down-regulate radical signaling for apoptosis and increase risk of cancer

Applauded by medical students for its current and engaging style, Harper's Illustrated Biochemistry is an essential for USMLE review and the single best reference for learning the clinical relevance of any biochemistry topic.

Extraordinary color illustrations make biochemistry concepts easy to understand and retain

Providing a powerful visual overview of the entire spectrum of human biochemistry, the third edition of the popular Color Atlas of Biochemistry is an ideal reference and study aid. It utilizes the signature Flexibook format, consisting of double-page spreads with clear explanatory text on the left-hand page and exquisitely detailed full-color graphics on the right. These bite-sized learning capsules ensure that your review of any given topic is quick, efficient, and comprehensive, allowing you to target the exact information you need for classroom and exam success.

New features of this bestselling review book:

  • Increased focus on pathobiochemical aspects and clinical correlations, especially useful for exam preparation in the clinical sciences
  • New and expanded sections on the immune and digestive systems, motor proteins, transport processes, blood clotting and fibrinolysis, biochemistry of fatty tissue, metabolic integration, neurotransmitters and their receptors, signal transduction, and much more!
  • Symbols for atoms, biomolecules, coenzymes, biochemical processes, and chemical reactions are color-coded to promote quick comprehension
  • Computer graphics that provide simulated 3D representations of important molecules, making complex subject matter tangible
  • Convenient color thumb index that guides you quickly through the book

This superb didactic atlas has been used by medical and health science students worldwide since its first publication in German in 1994. It has since been translated into 9 languages and has been revised and updated regularly ever since. Its unrivalled illustrations, concise text, and focused presentation all combine to create an excellent, high-yield study guide.

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