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General Organic and Biochemistry: Connecting Chemistry to Your Life


By: Ira Blei and George Odian

1000 pages, 430 illus

W.H. Freeman & Co. Ltd

Hardback | Feb 2006 | Edition: 2 | #163959 | ISBN: 0716743752
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Praised for its clear, comprehensive explanations, the second edition of this approachable textbook gives students a tangible understanding of chemical principles rather than just encouraging them to remember facts. More applications and real world problems have been added to the new edition. There is now a new material on nutrition and enhanced 'Picture of Health' drawings, which allow students to see real chemistry inside the human body. Supplements include: Instructor's CD-ROM; Overhead Transparencies; Test Bank; Test Bank CD-ROM; Student Solutions Manual; Study Guide; Laboratory Manual; and Instructor's Solutions Manual.


The Language of Chemistry - Atomic Structure - Molecules and Chemical Bonds - Chemical Calculations - The Physical Properties of Gases - Interactions Between Molecules - Solutions - Chemical Reactions - Acids, Basis, and Buffers - Chemical and Biological Effects of Radiation - Organic Chemistry and Saturated Hydrocarbons - Unsaturated Hydrocarbons - Alcohols, Phenols, Ethers, and Their Sulphur Analogues - Aldehydes and Ketones - Carboxylic Acids, Esters, and Other Derivatives - Amines and Amides - Stereoisomerism - Carbohydrates - Lipids - Proteins - Nucleic Acids - An Overview of Metabolism, and the Role of Enzymes - Carbohydrate Metabolism - The Metabolism of Fatty Acids - Amino Acid Metabolism - Hormones and the Control of Metabolic Interrelationships - Appendix 1: Nomenclature: Naming Chemical Compounds - Appendix 2: Significant Figures - Appendix 3: Scientific Notation - Appendix 4: Molarity - Glossary - Answers to Problems Following In-Chapter Worked Examples - Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises - Credits - Index

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IRA BLEI, College of Staten Island, City University of New York, USA. GEORGE ODIAN, College of Staten Island, City University of New York, USA.

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