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By Michael W. King

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A rigorous full-color evaluate for any kind of biochemistry or scientific biochemistry examination!

Integrative clinical Biochemistry exam and Board Review is a quick and potent method that you can organize for normal path examinations in biochemistry and scientific biochemistry, in addition to clinical board assessments and the USMLE Step 1. a different characteristic of this assessment is the combination of scientific biochemistry with body structure, pathophysiology, pathology, and anatomy, making it excellent for present day speedily altering clinical tuition curriculum. Integrative clinical Biochemistry exam and Board Review is logically divided into 4 sections:

  • Section 1 covers the fundamentals of the most important construction blocks of all cells and tissues
  • Section 2 discusses metabolic biochemistry with a powerful emphasis on scientific correlations and scientific problems relating to those all vital pathways
  • Section 2 studies the mobile and Molecular Biology subject matters linked to clinical biochemistry, body structure, and pathology
  • Section four contains 10 chapters with high-yield integrative themes of worth not just to scientific scholars, yet to all scholars of the discipline

Packed with invaluable studying aids:

  • 1,100 multiple-choice questions, half that are USMLE Step 1 type
  • Thorough causes for every resolution
  • 350 full-color illustrations
  • Every bankruptcy includes:
    • An define directory the key issues lined
    • A record of high-yield phrases concerning the content material
    • Numerous explanatory figures and tables designed to extend your realizing of must-know fabric
    • A record that recaps vital and high-yield concepts
  • Most chapters contain specific scientific packing containers that current high-yield info touching on ailments and problems regarding defects within the pathways being discussed

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