Lab Experiments for Organic and Biochemistry / Edition 4

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Overview

INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY, Fourth Edition provides students with a solid foundation of the chemistry of the human body. The new edition allows for a more flexible approach by breaking up topics into separate chapters, while remaining just as readable and understandable as past editions. It highlights the currency of chemistry as a developing science.
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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: 9780030292040
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 6/27/2000
  • Edition description: 4TH
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 1,249,329
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.60 (h) x 0.70 (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

Ch. 1 Organic Chemistry and Chemical Bonding 5
Ch. 2 Alkanes 35
Ch. 3 Alkenes, Alkynes, and Aromatic Compounds 69
Ch. 4 Alcohols, Phenols, Ethers, and Halides 107
Ch. 5 Aldehydes and Ketones 141
Ch. 6 Acids and Bases 167
Ch. 7 Carboxylic Acids and Esters 207
Ch. 8 Amines and Amides 235
Ch. 9 Carbohydrates 271
Ch. 10 Lipids 309
Ch. 11 Proteins 343
Ch. 12 Enzymes 375
Ch. 13 Bioenergetics. How the Body Converts Food to Energy 393
Ch. 14 Specific Catabolic Pathways: Carbohydrate, Lipid, and Protein Metabolism 417
Ch. 15 Biosynthetic Pathways 443
Ch. 16 Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis 457
Ch. 17 Chemical Communication: Neurotransmitters and Hormones 499
Ch. 18 Body Fluids 519
Ch. 19 Nutrition and Digestion 543
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