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Organic Chemistry


By: Robert J Ouelleette and J David Rawn

1104 pages, no illustrations

Prentice-Hall (Pearson Education)

Hardback | Sep 1997 | Edition: 2 | #103997 | ISBN: 0138419337
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*Designed for a one-semester undergraduate organic chemistry course, typically taken by nursing, agriculture, biology, forestry, and health and life-science students. *Now more user-friendly and pedagogy-rich than before, this skillfully organized text integrates organic chemistry with medical, pharmaceutical, and biological chemistry, helping students clearly define the relationship of organic chemistry to their particular major. Encouraging hands-on involvement, Ouellette provides numerous problems, exercises, and examples of the physical and chemical properties of bio-organic molecules.


(NOTE: Most chapters include a Summary of Reactions, and all chapters end with Explorations with Molecular Models and Exercises.) 1. Structure of Organic Compounds. 2. Properties of Organic Compounds. 3. Alkanes and Cycloalkanes. 4. Alkenes and Alkynes. 5. Aromatic Compounds. 6. Stereochemistry. 7. Nucleophilic Substitution and Elimination Reactions. 8. Alcohols and Phenols. 9. Ethers and Epoxides. 10. Aldehydes and Ketones. 11. Carbohydrates. 12. Carboxylic Acids and Esters. 13. Lipids. 14. Amines and Amides. 15. Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins. 16. Nucleic Acids. 17. Synthetic Polymers. 18. Spectroscopy. Answers to Problems. Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises. Index.

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