Biochemistry from a phenomenological point of view

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This module of BOLK’S COMPANIONS FOR THE STUDY OF MEDICINE is presented in an effort to aid medical and other science students in their study of the biochemistry of functioning organisms, and to help them remember it better in later study and work.

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