9780805330755

Introduction to Chemistry for Biology Students, An

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  • ISBN13:

    9780805330755

  • ISBN10:

    0805330755

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2002
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
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Summary

Introduction to Chemistry for Biology Students, Ninth Edition is a unique workbook that uses a step-by-step approach to teach students the chemistry necessary for success in life sciences courses. Today's biology courses place an increasing emphasis on the chemical processes that underlie critical biological functions. This text helps students review and master all the basic facts, concepts, and terminology of chemistry that they need to understand those processes and to excel in their life science courses.

Table of Contents

I. INORGANIC CHEMISTRY.

1. Atomic Structure.
2. Chemical Symbols.
3. Atoms and Molecules.
4. Ionization.
5. Liquid Mixtures.
6. Diffusion and Osmosis.
7. Nerve Cells.

II. ORGANIC CHEMISTRY.

8. The Covalent Bond.
9. Polar and Nonpolar Covalent Bonds.
10. Hydrogen Bonds.
11. Functional Groups in Organic Compounds.

III. BIOCHEMISTRY.

12. Carbohydrates.
13. Lipids.
14. Proteins.
15. Nucleotides.
16. Enzymes.
17. Biologic Oxidation.
18. Photosynthesis.
19. Oxygen-Carbon Dioxide Transport in the Blood.
Appendix
Index.

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