The 10 Best Biochemistry Textbooks

video play icon 10 Best Biochemistry Textbooks
Lehninger Principles
Pearson's Biochemistry
The Manga Guide

This wiki has been updated 4 times since it was first published in July of 2018. Complex and fascinating, biochemistry is a prerequisite for a myriad of respected career paths. Whether you’re a student in the field or are simply interested in supplementing your knowledge with a challenging new subject, one of the textbooks on our list is sure to illuminate and enlighten. Our selections offer coherent instruction and are suitable for beginners to more advanced learners. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best biochemistry textbook on Amazon.

10. Life at the Molecular Level

9. Pearson's Biochemistry

8. The Manga Guide

7. An Illustrated Review

6. Board Review Series

5. A Short Course

4. Biochemistry: Fourth Edition

3. Biochemistry: Eighth Edition

2. Lippincott Illustrated Reviews

1. Lehninger Principles

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Last updated on July 23, 2018 by Gia Vescovi-Chiordi

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