Fundamentals of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry , Study Guide and Selected Answer Manual / Edition 3

Fundamentals of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry , Study Guide and Selected Answer Manual / Edition 3

by John R. Holum
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471815136

ISBN-13: 9780471815136

Pub. Date: 02/28/1986

Publisher: Wiley

This is the revised edition of the best-selling chemistry textbook for majors in allied health fields, emphasizing the molecular basis of life. Sound treatment of fundamentals is supported by examples from DNA and genetic engineering, radioimmunology, the selection and use of radioisotopes in medicine, biometallic corrosion of metal alloys, medical emergencies of

Overview

This is the revised edition of the best-selling chemistry textbook for majors in allied health fields, emphasizing the molecular basis of life. Sound treatment of fundamentals is supported by examples from DNA and genetic engineering, radioimmunology, the selection and use of radioisotopes in medicine, biometallic corrosion of metal alloys, medical emergencies of acid-base blood chemistry, and neurotransmitters and drugs of the central nervous system. Features new chapters on biochemistry and a consolidated discussion of stoichiometry. Technical terms are carefully defined and consistently used. Exercises and marginal comments further clarify concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471815136
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/1986
Pages:
573

Table of Contents

Goals, Methods, and Measurements.

Matter and Energy.

Atomic Theory and the Periodic System of the Elements.

Chemical Compounds and Chemical Bonds.

Quantitative Relationships in Chemical Reactions.

States of Matter, Kinetic Theory, and Equilibria.

Water, Solutions, and Colloids.

Acids, Bases, and Salts.

Acidity: Detection, Control, Measurement.

Radioactivity and Nuclear Chemistry.

Introduction to Organic Chemistry.

Saturated Hydrocarbons: Alkanes and Cycloalkanes.

Unsaturated Hydrocarbons.

Alcohols, Thioalcohols, Phenols, and Ethers.

Aldehydes and Ketones.

Carboxylic Acids and Esters.

Amines and Amides.

Optical Isomerism.

Carbohydrates.

Lipids.

Proteins.

Nucleic Acids.

Nutrition.

Enzymes, Hormones, and Neurotransmitters.

Extracellular Fluids of the Body.

Biochemical Energetics.

Metabolism of Carbohydrates.

Metabolism of Lipids.

Metabolism of Nitrogen Compounds.

Appendixes.

Index.

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