Elements of General and Biological Chemistry / Edition 9

Elements of General and Biological Chemistry / Edition 9

by John R. Holum
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0471310069

ISBN-13: 9780471310068

Pub. Date: 11/28/1994

Publisher: Wiley

This updated editon explains recent advances in environmental studies and in the molecular basis of life. Suitable for students interested in the health care field as well as those who want to know how nature and human life work at the molecular level, the book begins by providing readers with a solid background in formulas, structures, equations, solutions and

Overview

This updated editon explains recent advances in environmental studies and in the molecular basis of life. Suitable for students interested in the health care field as well as those who want to know how nature and human life work at the molecular level, the book begins by providing readers with a solid background in formulas, structures, equations, solutions and equilibria. A number of topics are introduced early, such as molarity, and are discussed in more detail in later chapters. Each chapter contains a summary as well as review exercises.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471310068
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/28/1994
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
8.38(w) x 10.35(h) x 1.04(d)

Table of Contents

Goals, Methods, and Measurements.

The Nature of Matter: The Atomic Theory.

The Nature of Matter: Compounds and Bonds.

Chemical Reactions: Equations and Mass Relationships.

Kinetic Theory and Chemical Reactions.

Water, Solutions, and Colloids.

Acids, Bases, and Salts.

Acidity: Detection, Control, Measurement.

Introduction to Organic Chemistry.

Hydrocarbons.

Alcohols, Ethers, Thioalcohols, and Amines.

Aldehydes and Ketones.

Carboxylic Acids and Their Derivatives.

Carbohydrates.

Lipids.

Proteins.

Enzymes, Hormones, and Neurotransmitters.

Extracellular Fluids of the Body.

Molecular Basis of Energy for Living.

Metabolism and Molecule Building.

Nucleic Acids.

Radioactivity and Nuclear Chemistry.

Appendices.

Glossary.

Index.

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