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A medical need for chemistry

Virtually all prospective medical students are required to take courses in general and organic chemistry, but are they really necessary? We discuss the relevance of chemistry to modern medicine and the arguments for and against its use as an essential prerequisite.

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McPherson, P.A.C. A medical need for chemistry. Nat Rev Chem 6, 297–298 (2022).

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