Introduction to Chemistry for Biology Students / Edition 4

Introduction to Chemistry for Biology Students / Edition 4

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by George I. Sackheim
     
 

Helps readers develop data acquisition, organization, and analysis skills while teaching basic techniques. Readers construct their own data tables, answer conceptual questions, and make predictions before performing experiments. They also have the opportunity to visualize and describe molecular level activity and explain the results. For college instructors and… See more details below

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Helps readers develop data acquisition, organization, and analysis skills while teaching basic techniques. Readers construct their own data tables, answer conceptual questions, and make predictions before performing experiments. They also have the opportunity to visualize and describe molecular level activity and explain the results. For college instructors and students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805377040
Publisher:
Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/28/1991
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.09(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Part IInorganic Chemistry
Chapter 1Atomic Structure3
Elementary Particles3
Atomic Number7
Mass Number8
Isotopes10
Electron Energy Levels13
Chapter 2Chemical Symbols19
Chapter 3Atoms and Molecules23
Chapter 4Ionization27
Ions27
Ionic Bonds40
Acids, Bases, and Salts41
Electrolytes and Nonelectrolytes44
Anions and Cations46
pH47
Buffers53
Chapter 5Liquid Mixtures57
Solutions57
Suspensions62
Colloids (Colloidal Dispersions)63
Chapter 6Diffusion65
Diffusion65
Osmosis67
Osmotic Pressure72
Active Transport76
Chapter 7Nerve Cells81
Depolarization and Repolarization81
Propagation of a Nerve Impulse90
Part IIOrganic Chemistry
Chapter 8The Covalent Bond99
Chapter 9Polar and Nonpolar Covalent Bonds117
Chapter 10Hydrogen Bonds123
Chapter 11Functional Groups in Organic Compounds129
Alcohols129
Aldehydes132
Ketones135
Organic Acids139
Amines141
Esters145
Amides146
Sulfhydryls147
Disulfides148
Phosphates149
Summary of Functional Groups150
Part IIIBiochemistry
Chapter 12Carbohydrates159
Properties of Carbohydrates167
Chapter 13Lipids169
Fats169
Phospholipids173
Steroids174
Chapter 14Proteins177
Formation and Hydrolysis177
Structure181
Denaturation186
Chapter 15Nucleotides189
Adenosine Triphosphate189
Nucleic Acids: DNA and RNA192
Replication of DNA196
Transcription of Information (Protein Synthesis)197
The Genetic Code201
Mutations203
Chapter 16Enzymes207
Names of Enzymes208
Coenzymes208
Mode of Enzyme Activity209
Inhibitors211
Chapter 17Biologic Oxidation215
Cellular Respiration218
Glycolysis222
Conversion of Pyruvic Acid to Acetyl Coenzyme A226
The Krebs Cycle229
Electron Transport Chain231
Chapter 18Photosynthesis233
Overall Reaction233
Light Reactions237
Calvin Cycle244
C[subscript 4] Plants250
Chapter 19Oxygen-Carbon Dioxide Transport in Blood253
Flow of Gases253
Transport of Oxygen255
Transport of Carbon Dioxide258
Transport of Both Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide262
Review263
Conclusion289
Appendix291
Figure ACellular Respiration
Figure BGlycolysis
Figure CConversion of Pyruvic Acid to Acetyl Coenzyme A
Figure DThe Krebs Cycle
Figure EElectron Transport Chain
Index297

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