Lab Experiments for Organic and Biochemistry / Edition 7

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Overview

With this innovative split version of INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIC, AND BIOCHEMISTRY, you will find the tools you need for success! This text is designed to make challenging information accessible to everyone, and will give you a solid foundation in the chemistry of the human body as well as a better understanding of biochemical interactions. Ideal for those entering health careers, the book shows chemistry applied to normal human biochemical pathways and discusses biochemical conditions present in diseases.

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Bettelheim and March (both Adelphi U.) have written to health care students. The textbook assumes a semester of general chemistry. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495391166
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/8/2009
  • Series: William H. Brown and Lawrence S. Brown Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 752
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.10 (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 INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL, ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 10e (Cengage Learning/Brooks Cole).

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, Brooks/Cole).

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/Brooks Cole).

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Table of Contents

(Organic Chemistry) Chapter 1: Organic Chemistry Chapter 2: Alkanes Chapter 3: Alkenes and Alkynes Chapter 4: Benzene and Its Derivatives Chapter 5: Alcohols, Ethers, and Thiols Chapter 6: Chirality: The Handedness of Molecules Chapter 7: Acids and Bases Chapter 8: Amines Chapter 9: Aldehydes and Ketones Chapter 10: carboxylic Acids Chapter 11: Carboxylic Anhydrides, Esters, and Amides (Biochemistry) Chapter 12: Carbohydrates Chapter 13: Lipids Chapter 14: Proteins Chapter 15: Enzymes Chapter 16: Chemical Communicators: Neurotransmitters and Hormones Chapter 17: Nucleotides, Nucleic Acid, and Heredity Chapter 18: Gene Expression and Protein Synthesis Chapter 19: Bioenergetics: How the body Converts Food to Energy Chapter 20: Specific Catabolic Pathways: Carbohydrate, Lipid, and Protein Metabolism Chapter 21: Biosynthetic Pathways Chapter 22: Nutrition Chapter 23: Immunochemistry Body Fluids ( Found on companion website) Appendix I: Exponential Notation. Appendix II: Significant Figures.

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