Organic and Biological Chemistry / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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Emphasizing the applications of chemistry and minimizing complicated mathematics, GENERAL, ORGANIC, AND BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY is written throughout to help students succeed in the course and master the biochemistry content so important to their future careers. The Sixth Edition's clear explanations, visual support, and effective pedagogy combine to make the text ideal for allied health majors. Early chapters focus on fundamental chemical principles while later chapters build on the foundations of these principles. Mathematics is introduced at point-of-use and only as needed.
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About the Author
Stephen Stoker of Weber State University in Ogden, UT, has taught the gamut of introductory chemistry courses, specializing in GOB, for the past 30 years. Weber State has a very large Health Professions school, and GOB is geared at students with little or no experience in chemistry (notably Allied Health and Nursing majors).
Table of Contents
PART I: ORGANIC CHEMISTRY. 1. Saturated Hydrocarbons. 2. Unsaturated Hydrocarbons. 3. Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers. 4. Aldehydes and Ketones. 5. Carboxylic Acids, Esters, and Other Acid Derivatives. 6. Amines and Amides. PART II: BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY. 7. Carbohydrates. 8. Lipids. 9. Proteins. 10. Enzymes and Vitamins. 11. Nucleic Acids. 12. Biochemical Energy Production. 13. Carbohydrate Metabolism. 14. Lipid Metabolism. 15. Protein Metabolism. Answers to Selected Exercises Index Glossary