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Title:
Elements of general, organic, and biological chemistry
Author:
Holum, John R.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Ninth edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Wiley, [1995]

©1995
Physical Description:
xvi, 605 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
General Note:
Rev. ed. of: Elements of general and biological chemistry. 8th ed. c1991.

"A shortened version of Fundamentals of general, organic, and biological chemistry, fifth edition (1994)"--Pref.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
Electronic Access:
Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/onix05/94022314.html
ISBN:
9780471310068
Format :
Book

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Summary

This updated editon explains recent advances in environmental studies and in the molecular basis of life. Suitable for students interested in the health care field as well as those who want to know how nature and human life work at the molecular level, the book begins by providing readers with a solid background in formulas, structures, equations, solutions and equilibria. A number of topics are introduced early, such as molarity, and are discussed in more detail in later chapters. Each chapter contains a summary as well as review exercises.


Table of Contents

Goals, Methods, and Measurements
The Nature of Matter: The Atomic Theory
The Nature of Matter: Compounds and Bonds
Chemical Reactions: Equations and Mass Relationships
Kinetic Theory and Chemical Reactions
Water, Solutions, and Colloids
Acids, Bases, and Salts
Acidity: Detection, Control, Measurement
Introduction to Organic Chemistry
Hydrocarbons
Alcohols, Ethers, Thioalcohols, and Amines
Aldehydes and Ketones
Carboxylic Acids and Their Derivatives
Carbohydrates
Lipids
Proteins
Enzymes, Hormones, and Neurotransmitters
Extracellular Fluids of the Body
Molecular Basis of Energy for Living
Metabolism and Molecule Building
Nucleic Acids
Radioactivity and Nuclear Chemistry
Appendices
Glossary
Index

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