Harper’s Illustrated Biochemistry, 31st Edition

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
  • 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

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