Harper's Illustrated Biochemistry Thirty-First Edition https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1259837939.jpeg 31 9781259837937 Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Gain a full understanding of the principles of biochemistry as it relates to clinical medicine A Doody’s Core Title for 2020! 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® review and the single-best reference for learning the clinical relevance of any biochemistry topic.
Harper's Illustrated Biochemistry Thirty-First Edition

Harper's Illustrated Biochemistry Thirty-First Edition

31st Edition
By Victor Rodwell and David Bender and Kathleen Botham and Peter Kennelly and P. Anthony Weil
ISBN10: 1259837939
ISBN13: 9781259837937
Copyright: 2018

Purchase Options

Students, we’re committed to providing you with high-value course solutions backed by great service and a team that cares about your success. See tabs below to explore options and pricing. Don't forget, we accept financial aid and scholarship funds in the form of credit or debit cards.


ISBN10: 1259837939 | ISBN13: 9781259837937



The estimated amount of time this product will be on the market is based on a number of factors, including faculty input to instructional design and the prior revision cycle and updates to academic research-which typically results in a revision cycle ranging from every two to four years for this product. Pricing subject to change at any time.

Program Details

SECTION I Structures & Functions of Proteins & Enzymes
1 Biochemistry & Medicine
2 Water & pH
3 Amino Acids & Peptides
4 Proteins: Determination of Primary Structure
5 Proteins: Higher Orders of Structure
SECTION II Enzymes: Kinetics, Mechanism, Regulation, & Role of Transition Metals
6 Proteins: Myoglobin & Hemoglobin
7 Enzymes: Mechanism of Action
8 Enzymes: Kinetics
9 Enzymes: Regulation of Activities
10 The Biochemical Roles of Transition Metals
SECTION III Bioenergetics
11 Bioenergetics: The Role of ATP
12 Biologic Oxidation
13 The Respiratory Chain & Oxidative Phosphorylation
SECTION IV Metabolism of Carbohydrates
14 Overview of Metabolism & the Provision of Metabolic Fuels
15 Carbohydrates of Physiological Significance
16 The Citric Acid Cycle: The Central Pathway of Carbohydrate, Lipid, & Amino Acid Metabolism
17 Glycolysis & the Oxidation of Pyruvate
18 Metabolism of Glycogen
19 Gluconeogenesis & the Control of Blood Glucose
20 The Pentose Phosphate Pathway & Other Pathways of Hexose Metabolism
SECTION V Metabolism of Lipids
21 Lipids of Physiologic Significance
22 Oxidation of Fatty Acids: Ketogenesis
23 Biosynthesis of Fatty Acids & Eicosanoids
24 Metabolism of Acylglycerols & Sphingolipids
25 Lipid Transport & Storage
26 Cholesterol Synthesis, Transport, & Excretion
SECTION VI Metabolism of Proteins & Amino Acids
27 Biosynthesis of the Nutritionally Nonessential Amino Acids
28 Catabolism of Proteins & of Amino Acid Nitrogen
29 Catabolism of the Carbon Skeletons of Amino Acids
30 Conversion of Amino Acids to Specialized Products
31 Porphyrins & Bile Pigments
SECTION VII Structure, Function, & Replication of Informational Macromolecules
32 Nucleotides
33 Metabolism of Purine & Pyrimidine Nucleotides
34 Nucleic Acid Structure & Function
35 DNA Organization, Replication, & Repair
36 RNA Synthesis, Processing, & Modification
37 Protein Synthesis & the Genetic Code
38 Regulation of Gene Expression
39 Molecular Genetics, Recombinant DNA, & Genomic Technology
SECTION VIII Biochemistry of Extracellular & Intracellular Communication
40 Membranes: Structure & Function
41 The Diversity of the Endocrine System
42 Hormone Action & Signal Transduction
SECTION IX Special Topics (A)
43 Nutrition, Digestion, & Absorption
44 Micronutrients: Vitamins & Minerals
45 Free Radicals & Antioxidant Nutrients
46 Glycoproteins
47 Metabolism of Xenobiotics
48 Clinical Biochemistry
SECTION X Special Topics (B)
49 Intracellular Traffic & Sorting of Proteins
50 The Extracellular Matrix
51 Muscle & the Cytoskeleton
52 Plasma Proteins & Immunoglobulins
53 Red Blood Cells
54 White Blood Cells
SECTION XI Special Topics (C)
55 Hemostasis & Thrombosis
56 Cancer: An Overview
57 The Biochemistry of Aging
58 Biochemical Case Histories
The Answer Bank

About the Author

Victor Rodwell

Robert K. Murray, MD, PhD
Professor (Emeritus) of Biochemistry
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario

Daryl K. Granner, MD
Joe C. Davis Professor of Biomedical Science
Director, Vanderbilt Diabetes Center
Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics and of Medicine
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee

Peter A. Mayes, PhD, DSc
Emeritus Professor of Veterinary Biochemistry
Royal Veterinary College
University of London

Victor W. Rodwell, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana

David Bender

Kathleen Botham

Peter Kennelly

P. Anthony Weil