Introduction to Chemistry for Biology Students, Ninth Edition is a unique workbook that uses a step-by-step approach to teach students the chemistry necessary for success in life sciences courses. Today's biology courses place an increasing emphasis on the chemical processes that underlie critical biological functions. This text helps students review and master all the basic facts, concepts, and terminology of chemistry that they need to understand those processes and to excel in their life science courses.
I. INORGANIC CHEMISTRY 1. Atomic Structure 2. Chemical Symbols 3. Atoms and Molecules 4. Ionization 5. Liquid Mixtures 6. Diffusion and Osmosis 7. Nerve Cells II. ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 8. The Covalent Bond 9. Polar and Nonpolar Covalent Bonds 10. Functional Groups in Organic Compounds 11. Hydrogen Bonds 12. Isomers III. BIOCHEMISTRY 13. Carbohydrates 14. Lipids 15. Proteins 16. Nucleotides 17. Enzymes 18. The Methyl Group 19. Biologic Oxidation 20. Photosynthesis 21. Oxygen-Carbon Dioxide Transport in the Blood Review Conclusion Appendix Index