General, Organic, and Biochemistry

General, Organic, and Biochemistry

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The fifth edition of "General, Organic, and Biochemistry" is designed to help undergraduate health-related majors, and students of all other majors, understand key concepts and appreciate the significant connections between chemistry, health, disease, and the treatment of disease. This text continues to strike a balance between theoretical and practical chemistry, while emphasizing material that is unique to health-related studies. Designed for the one- or two-semester course, the text has an easy-to-follow problem-solving pedagogy, vivid illustrations, and engaging applications. The updating of the art program throughout, along with many new questions, problems, and discussion topics, continues to make this book appealing to students and instructors alike.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 801 pages
  • 231 x 284 x 35mm | 2,204g
  • MCGRAW HILL HIGHER EDUCATION
  • London, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0073221074
  • 9780073221076

Table of contents

Part 1 General Chemistry 1 Chemistry: Methods and Measurement 2 The Structure of the Atom and the Periodic Table 3 Structure and Properties of Ionic and Covalent Compounds 4 Calculations and the Chemical Equation 5 States of Matter: Gases, Liquids, and Solids 6 Solutions 7 Energy, Rate, and Equilibrium 8 Acids and Bases and Oxidation-Reduction 9 The Nucleus, Radioactivity, and Nuclear Medicine Part 2 Organic Chemistry 10 An Introduction to Organic Chemistry: The Saturated Hydrocarbons 11 The Unsaturated Hydrocarbons: Alkenes, Alkynes, and Aromatics 12 Alcohols, Phenols, Thiols, and Ethers 13 Aldehydes and Ketones 14 Carboxylic Acids and Carboxylic Acid Derivatives 15 Amines and Amides Part 3 Biochemistry 16 Carbohydrates 17 Lipids and Their Functions in Biochemical Systems 18 Protein Structure and Function 19 Enzymes 20 Introduction to Molecular Genetics 21 Carbohydrate Metabolism 22 Aerobic Respiration and Energy Production 23 Fatty Acid Metabolism
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About Katherine J. Denniston

Kate Denniston is a biochemist in the Biology Dept. of Towson State University. At Towson, she has been honored with such awards as the "Outstanding Faculty Award" and the "Faculty Merit Award". Her previous employment record is literally a list of some of the best biochemistry institutions in the world: Univ. of Wisconsin as a post-doc, Georgetown University School of Medicine as research professor, National Cancer Institute as a Senior Staff Fellow, the Argonee National laboratory in their research program, and as an Invited Instructor by the European Molecular Biology Organization. She has written for such noteworthy publications as Nature, Science. Joe Topping currently is a professor of analytical chemistry at Towson State University. He did his post-doc at Iowa State Univeristy in Ames. At Towson, he has been honored with such awards as the "Outstanding Faculty Award" and the "Faculty Merit Award". He has written ancillaries for an outstanding text, Atkins - General Chemistry and is heavily involved with the American Chemical Society. Bob Caret is currently Provost and Executive Vice President of Towson State University and an associate professor of chemistry. He has written an Organic Chemistry text previously. Professor Caret's Focus in the textbook is in organic chemistry.
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