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Principles and Applications of Inorganic, Organic, and Biological Chemistry

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By: Robert Caret, Katherine Denniston and Joseph Topping

McGraw Hill

Paperback | Dec 1997 | Edition: 2 | #93446 | ISBN: 0071142959
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Introduction to all aspects of general chemistry with balanced coverage of the three major areas.


Chemistry - methods and measurements; the structure of the atom and the periodic table; structure and properties of ionic and covalent compounds; calculations and the chemical equation; energy relationships and states of matter; solutions; chemical reactions; radioactivity and nuclear medicine; an introduction to organic chemistry - the hydrocarbons; oxygen and sulfur containing organic compounds; carbohydrates; caroxylic acids; lipids; amines and amides; protein, structure and enzymes; carbohydrate metabolism; aerobic respiration and energy production; fatty acid metabolism; introduction to molecular genetics. Appendices: review of mathematics applied to problem solving in chemistry; table of formula weights; stereochemistry and stereoisomers revisited; lipid-soluble vitamins; water-soluble vitamines; dietary minerals and cellular function; answers to the odd-numbered questions and problems; answer to vocabulary quizzes.

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