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Organic Chemistry: A Biological Approach (with CengageNOW Printed Access Card) / Edition 1

Organic Chemistry: A Biological Approach (with CengageNOW Printed Access Card) / Edition 1

by John E. McMurry


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ISBN-13: 9780495015253
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 03/28/2006
Series: Available Titles CengageNOW Series
Edition description: PACKAGE
Pages: 1128
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

John E. McMurry received his B.A. from Harvard University and his Ph.D. at Columbia University. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and an Alfred P. Sloan Research Foundation Fellow. He has received several awards, which include the National Institutes of Health Career Development Award, the Alexander von Humboldt Senior Scientist Award, and the Max Planck Research Award. In addition to ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, he is also the author or coauthor of ORGANIC CHEMISTRY: A BIOLOGICAL APPROACH, FUNDAMENTALS OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, THE ORGANIC CHEMISTRY OF BIOLOGICAL PATHWAYS.

Table of Contents

1. Structure and Bonding. 2. Polar Covalent Bonds; Acids and Bases. 3. Organic Compounds: Alkanes and Their Stereochemistry. 4. Organic Compounds: Cycloalkanes and Their Stereochemistry. 5. An Overview of Organic Reactions. 6. Alkenes and Alkynes. 7. Reactions of Alkenes and Alkynes. 8. Aromatic Compounds. 9. Stereochemistry. 10. Alkyl Halides: Nucleophilic Substitutions and Eliminations. 11. Structure Determination: Mass Spectrometry, Infrared Spectroscopy, and Ultraviolet Spectroscopy. 12. Structure Determination: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. 13. Alcohols, Phenols, and Thiols; Ethers and Sulfides. A PREVIEW OF CARBONYL CHEMISTRY. 14. Aldehydes and Ketones: Nucleophilic Addition Reactions. 15. Carboxylic Acids. 16. Carboxylic Acid Derivatives: Nucleophilic Acyl Substitution Reactions. 17. Carbonyl Alpha-Substitution and Condensation Reactions. 18. Amines and Heterocycles. 19. Biomolecules: Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins. 20. Amino Acid Metabolism. 21. Biomolecules: Carbohydrates. 22. Carbohydrate Metabolism. 23. Biomolecules: Lipids and Their Metabolism. 24. Biomolecules: Nucleic Acids and Their Metabolism. 25. Secondary Metabolites: An Introduction to Natural Products Chemistry.

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