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The seventh 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
Part 1 General Chemistry
1 Chemistry: Methods and Measurement
2 The Structure of the Atom and the Periodic Table
3 Structure and Properties of Ionic and Covalent Compounds
4 Calculations and the Chemical Equation
5 States of Matter: Gases, Liquids, and Solids
7 Energy, Rate, and Equilibrium
8 Acids and Bases and Oxidation-Reduction
9 The Nucleus, Radioactivity, and Nuclear Medicine
Part 2 Organic Chemistry
10 An Introduction to Organic Chemistry: The Saturated Hydrocarbons
11 The Unsaturated Hydrocarbons: Alkenes, Alkynes, and Aromatics
12 Alcohols, Phenols, Thiols, and Ethers
13 Aldehydes and Ketones
14 Carboxylic Acids and Carboxylic Acid Derivatives
15 Amines and Amides
Part 3 Biochemistry
17 Lipids and Their Functions in Biochemical Systems