9780077221416

General, Organic and Biochemistry

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  • ISBN13:

    9780077221416

  • ISBN10:

    0077221419

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/5/2007
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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Summary

The sixth edition ofGeneral, Organic, and Biochemistryis designed to help undergraduate health-related majors, and students of all other majors, understand key concepts and appreciate the significant connections between chemistry, health, disease, and the treatment of disease. This text continues to strike a balance between theoretical and practical chemistry, while emphasizing material that is unique to health-related studies. The text has been written at a level intended for students whose professional goals do not include a mastery of chemistry, but for whom an understanding of the principles and practice of chemistry is a necessity. Designed for the one- or two-semester course, this text has an easy-to-follow problem-solving pedagogy, vivid illustrations, and engaging applications.

Table of Contents

General Chemistry
Chemistry
Methods and Measurement
The Structure of the Atom and the Periodic Table
Structure and Properties of Ionic and Covalent Compounds
Calculations and the Chemical Equation
States of Matter
Gases, Liquids, and Solids
Solutions
Energy, Rate, and Equilibrium
Acids and Bases and Oxidation-Reduction
The Nucleus, Radioactivity, and Nuclear Medicine
Organic Chemistry
An Introduction to Organic Chemistry
The Saturated Hydrocarbons
The Unsaturated Hydrocarbons
Alkenes, Alkynes, and Aromatics
Alcohols, Phenols, Thiols, and Ethers
Aldehydes and Ketones
Carboxylic Acids and Carboxylic Acid Derivatives
Amines and Amides
Biochemistry
Carbohydrates
Lipids and Their Functions in Biochemical Systems
Protein Structure and Function
Enzymes
Introduction to Molecular Genetics
Carbohydrate Metabolism
Aerobic Respiration and Energy Production
Fatty Acid Metabolism
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