June 1965

An Introduction to Physical Biochemistry.

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By Henry B. Bull, PhD. Price, $8.50. Pp 443. F. A. Davis Co., 1914-1916 Cherry St, Philadelphia, Pa 19103, 1964.

Arch Intern Med. 1965;115(6):754. doi:10.1001/archinte.1960.03860180126039

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The time for strong unification of biochemistry and physical chemistry is current and imminent. The Preface and the Table of Contents of this book suggest it will be of great value to students of biology and medical investigators concerned with the marriage of biochemistry and physical chemistry in human and animal biological systems. Unfortunately the text does not come off with the promised tasty scientific literary dish. There is still need for such a text; it is hoped that in a second edition the deficits of the first may be corrected. The reader is told to whom the book is not addressed, namely the expert, but it does not follow to whom the book is addressed. To whomever it is addressed, it must be assumed that he has become expert in basic mathematics, physical chemistry, biochemistry, and physics in order to use the text as a working book. It is

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