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Biochemistry in Olympiads
« on: December 14, 2015, 02:12:34 AM »
HellO! Is there any way to prepare for Biochemistry of olympiad level? When I was asking this question from some olympians they told that you should just solve problems. Sad I didn't found this very helpful. Would be grateful for information.

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Re: Biochemistry in Olympiads
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2015, 03:08:05 AM »
I am afraid there is no better answer - the only way of getting good at solving the problems, is to solve as many as possible.

Actually they don't have to be limited to biochemistry - I would include a bunch of chemical and physics problems into the set. Probably even some some logical problems (like the Einstein's Riddle). Solving skills are not related to a particular branch of science, they are universal.

Sure you need a good foundation - but in most cases studying any undergraduate biochemistry textbook will do, unless the organizers suggest a particular title or particular subjects, then just follow their suggestions. There is no one "best" book, as a lot depends on individual learning techniques.

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Re: Biochemistry in Olympiads
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2016, 07:17:15 AM »
Borek is very right and I totally agree with him.You can use any book suggested by the organizers and start building your knowledge step by step by solving more and more problems.

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