Introduction to General, Organic and Biochemistry / Edition 8

Introduction to General, Organic and Biochemistry / Edition 8

by Morris Hein, Leo R. Best, Scott Pattison, Susan Arena
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471451967

ISBN-13: 9780471451969

Pub. Date: 01/23/2004

Publisher: Wiley

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Now updated and revised, Hein, Best, Pattison, and Arena’s highly successful text provides a strong foundation for a future career in allied health or nursing—a foundation built on fundamental principles and solid problem-solving skills.

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Reach your peak with Hein/Best/Pattison/Arena!

Now updated and revised, Hein, Best, Pattison, and Arena’s highly successful text provides a strong foundation for a future career in allied health or nursing—a foundation built on fundamental principles and solid problem-solving skills.

Recent developments and advances in the field: The new edition is revised and updated throughout, particularly in the area of biochemistry. Cutting-edge topics include cancer chemotherapy, programmed cell death, and herbal dietary supplements.

Strong general chemistry coverage: Hein, Best, Pattison, and Arena offer the most thorough general chemistry coverage in any general, organic, and biochemistry text.

An emphasis on problem-solving skills: Throughout, the focus is on problem solving over rote memorization. The text provides a variety of exercises, including new practice exercises and end-of-chapter exercises, as well as challenge exercises and worked examples.

A clear, engaging, and highly accessible presentation: The authors skillfully anticipate areas of difficulty and pace the text accordingly. The new edition is even more student friendly with improved explanations, a new design, and an updated illustration program with new molecular art.

Real-world relevance: The text relates chemistry to everyday life. Several new Chemistry in Action essays discuss the impact of chemistry in a variety of applications.

Additional support for students:

  • eGrade (online): homework management and additional opportunities for practice.
  • Interactive LearningWare (online): A step-by-step problem-solving tutorial with over 40 interactive problems.
  • Student Solutions Manual (0-47-141139-3): Solutions to all end-of-chapter questions & Exercises.
  • Lab Manual (0-471-45194-0): 48 experiments, 6 study aids, 26 exercises, and appendices.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471451969
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/23/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1136
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.31(h) x 1.67(d)

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Chemistry.

2. Standards for Measurement.

3. Classification of Matter.

4. Properties of Matter.

5. Early Atomic Theory and Structure.

6. Nomenclature of Inorganic Compounds.

7. Quantitative Composition of Compounds.

8. Chemical Equations.

9. Calculations from Chemical Equations.

10. Modern Atomic Theory and the Periodic Table.

11. Chemical Bonds: The Formation of Compounds from Atoms.

12.The Gaseous State of Matter.

13. Water and the Properties of Liquids.

14.Solutions.

15. Acids, Bases, and Salts.

16. Chemical Equilibrium.

17. Oxidation-Reduction.

18. Nuclear Chemistry.

19. Organic Chemistry: Saturated Hydrocarbons.

20. Unsaturated Hydrocarbons.

21. Polymers: Macromolecules.

22. Alcohols, Ethers, Phenols, and Thiois.

23. Aldehydes and Ketones.

24. Carboxylic Acids and Esters.

25. Amides and Amines: Organic Nitrogen Compounds.

26. Stereoisomerism.

27. Carbohydrates.

28. Lipids.

29. Amino Acids, Polypeptides, and Proteins.

30. Enzymes.

31. Nucleic Acids and Heredity.

32. Nutrition.

33. Bioenergetics.

34. Carbohydrate Metabolism.

35. Metabolism of Lipids and Proteins.

Appendices.

Glossary.

Photo Credits.

Index.

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