Organic Chemistry A Biological Approach

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/28/2006
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Renowned for his student-friendly writing style, John McMurry introduces a new way to teach organic chemistry: ORGANIC CHEMISTRY: A BIOLOGICAL APPROACH. Traditional foundations of organic chemistry are enhanced by a consistent integration of biological examples and discussion of the organic chemistry of biological pathways. This innovative text is coupled with media integration through Organic ChemistryNow and Organic OWL, providing instructors and students the tools they need to succeed.

Table of Contents

Structure and Bonding
Polar Covalent Bonds
Acids and Bases
Organic Compounds: Alkanes and Their Stereochemistry
Organic Compounds: Cycloalkanes and Their Stereochemistry
An Overview of Organic Reactions
Alkenes and Alkynes
Reactions of Alkenes and Alkynes
Aromatic Compounds
Alkyl Halides: Nucleophilic Substitutions and Eliminations
Structure Determination: Mass Spectrometry, Infrared Spectroscopy, and Ultraviolet Spectroscopy
Structure Determination: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Alcohols, Phenols, and Thiols
Ethers and Sulfides
A Preview Of Carbonyl Chemistry
Aldehydes and Ketones: Nucleophilic Addition Reactions
Carboxylic Acids and Nitriles
Carboxylic Acid Derivatives: Nucleophilic Acyl Substitution Reactions
Carbonyl Alpha-Substitution and Condensation Reactions
Amines and Heterocycles
Biomolecules: Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
Amino Acid Metabolism
Biomolecules: Carbohydrates
Carbohydrate Metabolism
Biomolecules: Lipids and Their Metabolism
Biomolecules: Nucleic Acids and Their Metabolism
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