Fundamentals of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry / Edition 5

Fundamentals of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry / Edition 5

by John McMurry
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131877747

ISBN-13: 9780131877740

Pub. Date: 07/28/2006

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Rewritten throughout for enhanced clarity and readability – without sacrificing content – this best-seller offers a focus on problem-solving and engaging discussions of relevant applications. Effectively covers the essentials of allied health chemistry without excessive and unnecessary detail. Puts chemistry in the context of everyday life. Covers

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Rewritten throughout for enhanced clarity and readability – without sacrificing content – this best-seller offers a focus on problem-solving and engaging discussions of relevant applications. Effectively covers the essentials of allied health chemistry without excessive and unnecessary detail. Puts chemistry in the context of everyday life. Covers biochemistry thoroughly to allow for flexible treatment and places emphasis on its relevance to society. Updates and expands content throughout in topics such as DNA, genomics, chemical messengers, the new food pyramid, and the modern view of nucleic acid chemistry and protein synthesis. Revises illustrations throughout for increased effectiveness. Redesigned diagrams and bulleted lists for a clearer layout. A useful resource for anyone working in the fields of nursing, physical therapy, agriculture, home economics, aquaculture – or those who simply have a desire to learn more about the basic concepts of chemistry and biochemistry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131877740
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/28/2006
Edition description:
Study Guide and Solutions Manual
Pages:
527
Product dimensions:
8.53(w) x 10.85(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


Matter, Energy, and Life     1
Measurements in Chemistry     9
Atoms and the Periodic Table     27
Ionic Compounds     42
Molecular Compounds     54
Chemical Reactions: Classification and Mass Relationships     74
Chemical Reactions: Energy, Rates, and Equilibrium     94
Gases, Liquids, and Solids     110
Solutions     134
Acids and Bases     154
Nuclear Chemistry     173
Introduction to Organic Chemistry: Alkanes     187
Alkenes, Alkynes, and Aromatic Compounds     209
Some Compounds with Oxygen, Sulfur, or Halogens     235
Amines     257
Aldehydes and Ketones     274
Carboxylic Acids and Their Derivatives     295
Amino Acids and Proteins     323
Enzymes and Vitamins     351
Chemical Messengers     366
The Generation of Biochemical Energy     382
Carbohydrates     397
Carbohydrate Metabolism     422
Lipids     436
Lipid Metabolism     455
Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis     469
Genomics     486
Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism     496
Body Fluids     509
Answers to Self Tests     520

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