General, Organic, & Biological Chemistry

General, Organic, & Biological Chemistry

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This text is different--by design. By relating fundamental concepts of general, organic, and biological chemistry to the everyday world, Jan Smith effectively engages students with bulleted lists, extensive illustrations, and step-by-step problem solving. Smith writes with an approach that delivers need-to-know information in a succinct style for today's students. Armed with an excellent illustration program full of macro-to-micro art, as well as many applications to biological, medical, consumer, and environmental topics, this book is a powerhouse of learning for students.
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  • Hardback | 944 pages
  • 229 x 292 x 38mm | 2,234g
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0073402788
  • 9780073402789
  • 2,281,823

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Matter and Measurement1.1 Chemistry-The Science of Everyday Experience1.2States of Matter1.3Classification of Matter1.4Measurement1.5Significant Figures1.6Scientific Notation1.7Problem Solving Using the Factor-Label Method1.8Focus on Health and Medicine: Problem Solving Using Clinical Conversion Factors1.9Temperature1.10 Density and Specific GravityChapter 2: Atoms and the Periodic Table2.1Elements2.2Structure of the Atom2.3Isotopes2.4The Periodic Table2.5Electronic Structure2.6Electronic Configurations2.7Valence Electrons2.8Periodic TrendsChapter 3: Ionic Compounds3.1Introduction to Bonding3.2Ions3.3Ionic Compounds3.4Naming Ionic Compounds 3.5Physical Properties of Ionic Compounds3.6Polyatomic IonsChapter 4: Covalent Compounds4.1Introduction to Covalent Bonding4.2Lewis Structures4.3Exceptions to the Octet Rule4.4Resonance4.5Naming Covalent Compounds4.6Molecular Shape4.7Electronegativity and Bond Polarity4.8Polarity of Molecules4.9Focus on Health and Medicine: Covalent Drugs and Medical ProductsChapter 5: Chemical Reactions5.1Introduction to Chemical Reactions5.2Balancing Chemical Equations5.3The Mole and Avogadro's Number5.4Mass to Mole Conversions5.5Mole Calculations in Chemical Equations5.6Mass Calculations in Chemical Equations5.7Percent Yield5.8Limiting Reactants5.9Oxidation and Reduction5.10 Focus on Health and Medicine: PacemakersChapter 6: Energy Changes, Reaction Rates, and Equilibrium6.1Energy6.2Energy Changes in Reactions6.3Energy Diagrams6.4Reaction Rates6.5Equilibrium6.6Le Chatelier's Principle6.7Focus on the Human Body: Body TemperatureChapter 7: Gases, Liquids, and Solids 7.1The Three States of Matter7.2Gases and Pressure7.3Gas Laws That Relate Pressure, Volume, and Temperature7.4Avogadro's Law-How Volume and Moles Are Related7.5The Ideal Gas Law7.6Dalton's Law and Partial Pressures7.7Intermolecular Forces, Boiling Point, and Melting Point 7.8The Liquid State7.9The Solid State7.10 Energy and Phase Changes 7.11 Heating and Cooling Curves Chapter 8: Solutions8.1Introduction8.2Solubility-General Features8.3Solubility-Effects of Temperature and Pressure8.4Concentration Units-Percent Concentration8.5Concentration Units-Molarity8.6Dilution8.7Colligative Properties8.8Osmosis and DialysisChapter 9: Acids and Bases9.1Introduction to Acids and Bases9.2The Reaction of a Bronsted-Lowry Acid with a Bronsted-Lowry Base9.3Acid and Base Strength9.4Equilibrium and Acid Dissociation Constants9.5Dissociation of Water9.6The pH Scale9.7Common Acid-Base Reactions9.8The Acidity and Basicity of Salt Solutions9.9Titration9.10 Buffers9.11 Focus on the Human Body: Buffers in the BloodChapter 10: Nuclear Chemistry10.1 Introduction10.2 Nuclear Reactions10.3 Half-Life10.4 Detecting and Measuring Radiation10.5 Focus on Health and Medicine: Medical Uses of Radioisotopes10.6 Nuclear Fission and Nuclear Fusion10.7 Focus on Health and Medicine: Medical Imaging Without RadioactivityChapter 11: Introduction to Organic Molecules and Functional Groups11.1 Introduction to Organic Chemistry11.2 Characteristic Features of Organic Compounds11.3 Shapes of Organic Molecules11.4 Drawing Organic Molecules11.5 Functional Groups11.6 Properties of Organic Compounds11.7 Focus on Health and Medicine: VitaminsChapter 12: Alkanes12.1 Introduction12.2 Simple Alkanes12.3 An Introduction to Nomenclature12.4 Alkane Nomenclature12.5 Cycloalkanes12.6 Focus on the Environment-Fossil Fuels12.7 Physical Properties12.8 Focus on the Environment: CombustionChapter 13: Unsaturated Hydrocarbons13.1 Alkenes and Alkynes13.2 Nomenclature of Alkenes and Alkynes13.3 Cis-Trans Isomers13.4 Interesting Alkenes in Food and Medicine13.5 Focus on Health and Medicine: Oral Contraceptives13.6 Reactions of Alkenes13.7 Focus on Health and Medicine: Margarine or Butter?13.8 Polymers-The Fabric of Modern Society13.9 Aromatic Compounds13.10 Nomenclature of Benzene Derivatives13.11 Focus on Health and Medicine: Aromatic Drugs, Sunscreens, and Carcinogens13.12 Focus on Health and Medicine: Phenols and Antioxidants13.13 Reactions of Aromatic CompoundsChapter 14: Organic Compounds that Contain Oxygen, Halogen, or Sulfur14.1 Introduction14.2 Structure and Properties of Alcohols14.3 Nomenclature of Alcohols14.4 Interesting Alcohols14.5 Reactions of Alcohols14.6 Focus on Health and Medicine: Ethanol, the Most Widely Abused Drug14.7 Structure and Properties of Ethers14.8 Focus on Health and Medicine: Ethers as Anesthetics14.9 Alkyl Halides14.10 Organic Compounds That Contain SulfurChapter 15: The Three-Dimensional Shape of Molecules15.1 Isomers-A Review15.2 Looking Glass Chemistry-Molecules and Their Mirror Images15.3 Chirality Centers15.4 Chirality Centers in Cyclic Compounds 15.5 Focus on Health and Medicine: Chiral Drugs15.6 Fischer Projections15.7 Optical Activity15.8 Compounds With Two or More Chirality Centers 15.9 Focus on the Human Body: The Sense of Smell Chapter 16: Aldehydes and Ketones16.1 Structure and Bonding16.2 Nomenclature16.3 Physical Properties16.4 Focus on Health and Medicine: Interesting Aldehydes and Ketones16.5 Reactions of Aldehydes and Ketones16.6 Reduction of Aldehydes and Ketones16.7 Focus on the Human Body: The Chemistry of Vision16.8 Acetal FormationChapter 17: Carboxylic Acids, Esters, and Amides17.1 Structure and Bonding17.2 Nomenclature17.3 Physical Properties17.4 Interesting Carboxylic Acids in Consumer Products and Medicines17.5 Interesting Esters and Amides17.6 The Acidity of Carboxylic Acids17.7 Focus on Health and Medicine: Aspirin17.8 The Conversion of Carboxylic Acids to Esters and Amides17.9 Hydrolysis of Esters and Amides17.10 Synthetic Polymers in Modern Society-Polyamides and Polyesters17.11 Focus on Health and Medicine: PenicillinChapter 18: Amines and Neurotransmitters18.1 Structure and Bonding18.2 Nomenclature18.3 Physical Properties18.4 Focus on Health and Medicine: Caffeine and Nicotine18.5 Alkaloids-Amines from Plant Sources18.6 Amines as Bases18.7 Focus on Health and Medicine: Ammonium Salts as Useful Drugs18.8 Neurotransmitters18.9 Focus on the Human Body: Epinephrine and Related Compounds 18.10 Focus on Health and Medicine: Histamines and AntihistaminesChapter 19: Lipids19.1 Introduction to Lipids19.2 Fatty Acids19.3 Waxes19.4 Triacylglycerols-Fats and Oils19.5 Hydrolysis of Triacylglycerols19.6 Phospholipids19.7 Cell Membranes19.8 Focus on Health and Medicine: Cholesterol, the Most Prominent Steroid19.9 Steroid Hormones19.10 Focus on Health and Medicine: Fat-Soluble Vitamins19.11 Focus on Health and Medicine: Prostaglandins and LeukotrienesChapter 20: Carbohydrates20.1 Introduction20.2 Monosaccharides20.3 The Cyclic Forms of Monosaccharides20.4 Reduction and Oxidation of Monosaccharides20.5 Disaccharides20.6 Polysaccharides20.7 Focus on the Human Body: Useful Carbohydrate Derivatives20.8 Focus on the Human Body: Blood TypesChapter 21: Amino Acids, Proteins, and Enzymes21.1 Introduction21.2 Amino Acids21.3 Acid-Base Behavior of Amino Acids21.4 Peptides21.5 Focus on the Human Body: Biologically Active Peptides21.6 Proteins21.7 Focus on the Human Body: Common Proteins 21.8 Protein Hydrolysis and Denaturation21.9 Enzymes21.10 Focus on Health and Medicine: Using Enzymes to Diagnose and Treat DiseaseChapter 22: Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis22.1 Nucleosides and Nucleotides22.2 Nucleic Acids22.3 The DNA Double Helix22.4 Replication22.5 RNA22.6 Transcription22.7 Genetic Code 22.8 Translation and Protein Synthesis22.9 Mutations and Genetic Diseases22.10 Recombinant DNA22.11 Focus on Health and Medicine: VirusesChapter 23: Digestion and the Conversion of Food into Energy23.1 Introduction23.2 An Overview of Metabolism23.3 ATP and Energy Production23.4 Coenzymes in Metab
olism23.5 The Citric Acid Cycle23.6 The Electron Transport Chain and Oxidative Phosphorylation23.7 Focus on Health and Medicine: Hydrogen CyanideChapter 24: Carbohydrate, Lipid, and Protein Metabolism24.1 Introduction24.2 Understanding Biochemical Reactions24.3 Glycolysis24.4 The Fate of Pyruvate24.5 The ATP Yield from Glucose24.6 Gluconeogenesis24.7 The Catabolism of Triacylglycerols24.8 Ketone Bodies24.9 Amino Acid Metabolism
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