This innovative split version of INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIC, AND BIOCHEMISTRY gives users a solid foundation of the chemistry of the human body, consistently demonstrating that a strong background in molecular structure and properties leads to better understanding of biochemical interactions. The strength of this book is its readability and its application to normal human biochemical pathways, as well as its discussion of biochemical conditions present in diseases.
Bettelheim and March (both Adelphi U.) have written to health care students. The textbook assumes a semester of general chemistry. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)