This sixth edition contains the recent advances in molecular basis of life. Includes illustrations, formulas, and worked-out examples and solutions to assist those interested in knowing how nature and human life work at the molecular level. New interactions (special topics) consist of: scurvy, lime juice, ascorbic acid, and the scientific method, air bags, melatonin - hope or hype?, mad cows, prions, and protein shapes, biochips, breast cancer, and the no-name protein and more. Each chapter provides a summary as well as review exercises.
|Edition description:||6TH STUDY|
|Product dimensions:||7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.30(d)|
Table of Contents
Goals, Methods, and Measurements.
Matter and Energy.
Atomic Theory and the Periodic Table.
Chemical Compounds and Chemical Bonds.
Quantitative Relationships in Chemical Reactions.
States of Matter and the Kinetic Theory.
Solutions, and Colloids.
Acids, Bases, and Ionic Compounds.
Reaction Kinetics and Chemical Equilibria: Acid-Based Equilibria.
Radioactivity and Nuclear Chemistry.
Organic Chemistry: Saturated Hydrocarbons.
Alcohols, Phenols, Ethers, and Thioalcohols.
Aldehydes and Ketones.
Carboxylic Acids and Esters.
Amines and Amides.
Hormones and Neurotransmitters.
Extracellular Fluids of the Body.
Metabolism of Carbohydrates.
Metabolism of Lipids.
Metabolism of Nitrogen Compounds.