Fundamentals of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry / Edition 6

Fundamentals of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry / Edition 6

by John R. Holum
     
 

User-friendly, this comprehensive and up-to-date edition is organized according to the principle that life in both health and disease has a molecular basis. Carefully worked example exercises, enhanced by ``Analysis'' and ``Check'' sections enable students to examine and think about a problem--not just answer it. Includes numerous environmental applications. See more details below

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User-friendly, this comprehensive and up-to-date edition is organized according to the principle that life in both health and disease has a molecular basis. Carefully worked example exercises, enhanced by ``Analysis'' and ``Check'' sections enable students to examine and think about a problem--not just answer it. Includes numerous environmental applications.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471175742
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
928
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.12(h) x 1.46(d)

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Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:
Goals, Methods, and Measurements.
Matter and Energy.
Chemical Compounds and Chemical Bonds.
States of Matter and the Kinetic Theory.
Solutions and Colloids.
Acids, Bases, and Ionic Compounds.
Oxidation-Reduction Equilibria.
Radioactivity and Nuclear Chemistry.
Unsaturated Hydrocarbons.
Alcohols, Phenols, Ethers, and Thioalcohols.
Aldehydes and Ketones.
Amines and Amides.
Optical Isomerism.
Carbohydrates.
Lipids.
Proteins.
Enzymes, Hormones, and Neurotransmitters.
Extracellular Fluids of the Body.
Nucleic Acids.
Biochemical Energetics.
Metabolism of Carbohydrates.
Metabolism of Lipids.
Nutrition.
Appendices.
Glossary.
Index.

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