9780805339703

Introduction to Chemistry for Biology Students, An

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  • ISBN13:

    9780805339703

  • ISBN10:

    0805339701

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
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Summary

An Introduction to Chemistry for Biology Students, Eighth Edition is a unique workbook designed to teach readers the basic concepts of chemistry that are essential for success in the life sciences. Today's biology research places an increasing emphasis on the chemical processes that underlie critical biological functions. This workbook helps readers master all the basic facts, concepts, and terminology of chemistry they need to understand those processes. Atomic Structure, Chemical Symbols, Atoms and Molecules, Ionization, Liquid Mixtures, Diffusion and Osmosis, Nerve Cells, The Covalent Bond, Polar and Nonpolar Covalent Bonds, Functional Groups in Organic Compounds, Hydrogen Bonds, Isomers, Carbohydrates, Lipids, Proteins, Nucleotides, Enzymes, Biologic Oxidation, Photosynthesis, Oxygen-Carbon Dioxide Transport in the Blood. For college instructors and students, or anyone interested in issues relating to chemistry.

Table of Contents

Inorganic Chemistry
Atomic Structure
Chemical Symbols
Atoms and Molecules
Ionization
Liquid Mixtures
Diffusion and Osmosis
Nerve Cells
Organic Chemistry
The Covalent Bond
Polar and Nonpolar Covalent Bonds
Functional Groups in Organic Compounds
Hydrogen Bonds
Isomers
Biochemistry
Carbohydrates
Lipids
Proteins
Nucleotides
Enzymes
The Methyl Group
Biologic Oxidation
Photosynthesis
Oxygen-Carbon Dioxide Transport in the Blood Review
Conclusion
Appendix
Index
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