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 is a Distinguished University Research Professor at Adelphi University and a Visiting Scientist at the National Eye Institute. He has co-authored every edition of INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL, ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY and several Laboratory Manuals. He is 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.

Joseph M. Landesberg is a professor in the Department of Chemistry at Adelphi University. He came to Adelphi University in the fall of 1966. Prior to that, he was at Columbia University where he took a postdoctoral position with Professor Gilbert Stork. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University where he wrote his thesis under the guidance of Professor Roy A. Olofson. Dr. Landesberg did his undergraduate work at Rutgers University.

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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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