BN.com Gift Guide

Introduction to General, Organic and Biochemistry (with CD-ROM and CengageNOW Printed Access Card) / Edition 8

Hardcover (Print)
Rent
Rent from BN.com
$62.24
(Save 83%)
Est. Return Date: 01/22/2015
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$339.47
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$258.71
(Save 31%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 99%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (37) from $1.99   
  • New (4) from $7.46   
  • Used (33) from $1.99   

Overview


This best-selling GOB text continues to lead the way with a strong focus on current issues, pedagogically rich framework, a wide variety of medical and biological applications, visually dynamic art program, and exceptionally strong and varied end-of-chapter problems. Plus, this edition includes numerous new resources to help students' understanding and comprehension of chemistry, including full integration with our popular technological tools OWL (online homework management system) and CengageNOW (student assessment program), completely updated biochemistry content, and expanded medical and health applications useful for allied health students.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495011972
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 2/22/2006
  • Series: William H. Brown and Lawrence S. Brown Series
  • Edition description: 8TH PKG
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 928
  • Sales rank: 1,194,557
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author


Frederick Bettelheim was a distinguished university research professor at Adelphi University and a visiting scientist at the National Eye Institute. He co-authored seven editions of INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL, ORGANIC, AND BIOCHEMISTRY, ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, and several Laboratory Manuals. He is also the author of EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY and co-author of numerous monographs and research articles. Professor Bettelheim received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis.

William H. Brown is emeritus professor of chemistry at Beloit College, where he was twice named Teacher of the Year. His teaching responsibilities include organic chemistry, advanced organic chemistry, and, more recently, special topics in pharmacology and drug synthesis. He received his Ph.D. from Columbia University under the direction of Gilbert Stork and did postdoctoral work at California Institute of Technology and the University of Arizona. He is a coauthor on ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, 10e (Cengage Learning).

Mary K. Campbell is Professor Emeritus of chemistry at Mount Holyoke College, where she taught biochemistry, general chemistry, and physical chemistry, as well as advised undergraduates working on biochemical research projects. Her avid interest in writing led to the publication of many highly successful editions of this textbook. Originally from Philadelphia, Dr. Campbell received her Ph.D. from Indiana University and completed postdoctoral work in biophysical chemistry at Johns Hopkins University. Her areas of interest include researching the physical chemistry of biomolecules, specifically, spectroscopic studies of protein-nucleic acid interactions. She is also coauthor with Shawn Farrell on BIOCHEMISTRY, 7e (Cengage Learning).

Shawn O. Farrell, a native of Northern California, received his B.S. in biochemistry from University of California, Davis, studying carbohydrate metabolism. He completed his Ph.D. in biochemistry at Michigan State University, where he focused on the study of fatty acid metabolism. Dr. Farrell became interested in biochemistry while in college, as it was relevant to his passion for bicycle racing. He raced competitively for 15 years and now officiates bicycle races worldwide. He has taught biochemistry lecture and laboratory courses at Colorado State University for 16 years and now works for USCycling. Professor Farrell has written scientific journal articles about specific research projects and about laboratory teaching, as well as articles for sports publications, such as "Salmon, Trout, and Steelheader" magazine. He is co-author with Mary Campbell on BIOCHEMISTRY, 7e (Cengage Learning).

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents


1. Matter, Energy and Measurement. 2. Atoms. 3. Nuclear Chemistry. 4. Chemical Bonds. 5. Chemical Reactions. 6. Gases, Liquids, and Solids. 7. Solutions and Colloids. 8. Reaction Rates and Chemical Equilibrium. 9. Acids and Bases. 10. Organic Chemistry. 11. Alkanes. 12. Alkenes and Alkynes. 13. Benzene and its Derivatives. 14. Alcohols, Ethers, and Thiols. 15. Chirality and the Handedness of Molecules. 16. Amines. 17. Aldehydes and Ketones. 18. Carboxylic Acids. 19. Carboxylic Esters, Amides and Anhydrides. 20. Carbohydrates. 21. Lipids. 22. Proteins. 23. Enzymes. 24. Chemical Communications: Neurotransmitters and Hormones. 25. Nucleotides, Nucleic Acids and Heredity. 26. Gene Expression and Protein Synthesis. 27. Bioenergetics: How the Body Converts Food to Energy. 28. Specific Catabolic Pathways: Carbohydrate, Lipid, and Protein Metabolism. 29. Biosynthetic Pathways. 30. Nutrition. 31. Immunochemistry. 32. Blood Chemistry and Body Fluids (available on the web for custom publishing). Appendix I: Exponential Notation. Appendix II: Significant Figures.
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)