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The aim of Dr. King, as indicated in the preface to his book, to give the clinical laboratory worker a practical monograph on diagnostic enzyme methodology is well attained. The nature of enzymes and the principles of enzyme kinetics and assay are discussed, but clearly, in the first three chapters. In the following four chapters 28 enzymes are presented. The discussion of each is remarkably informative and includes: biochemical and clinical diagnostic data; a detailed and practical presentation of methods of assay (frequently more than one method is given); and a well-selected bibliography. The final chapter is a review of
Practical Clinical Enzymology.. Ann Intern Med. ;64:485–486. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-64-2-485_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;64(2):485-486.
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