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Introduction To General, Organic and Biochemistry (9TH 10 - Old Edition)by Bettelheim and Campbell and Brown and Farrell
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This bestselling book continues to lead the way with a strong focus on current issues; pedagogically rich framework; wide variety of medical and biological applications; visually dynamic art program; and exceptionally strong and varied end-of-chapter problems. This edition also includes numerous new resources to improve users' understanding and comprehension of chemistry, including full integration with OWL (Online Web-based Learning), completely updated biochemistry content, and expanded medical and health applications useful for allied health users.
About the Author
Frederick Bettelheim was a distinguished university research professor at Adelphi University and a visiting scientist at the National Eye Institute. He co-authored seven editions of INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL, ORGANIC, AND BIOCHEMISTRY, ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, and several Laboratory Manuals. He is also the author of EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY and co-author of numerous monographs and research articles. Professor Bettelheim received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis. William H. Brown is emeritus professor of chemistry at Beloit College, where he was twice named Teacher of the Year. His teaching responsibilities include organic chemistry, advanced organic chemistry, and, more recently, special topics in pharmacology and drug synthesis. He received his Ph.D. from Columbia University under the direction of Gilbert Stork and did postdoctoral work at California Institute of Technology and the University of Arizona. He is a coauthor on ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, 10e (Cengage Learning). Mary K. Campbell is Professor Emeritus of chemistry at Mount Holyoke College, where she taught biochemistry, general chemistry, and physical chemistry, as well as advised undergraduates working on biochemical research projects. Her avid interest in writing led to the publication of many highly successful editions of this textbook. Originally from Philadelphia, Dr. Campbell received her Ph.D. from Indiana University and completed postdoctoral work in biophysical chemistry at Johns Hopkins University. Her areas of interest include researching the physical chemistry of biomolecules, specifically, spectroscopic studies of protein-nucleic acid interactions. She is also coauthor with Shawn Farrell on BIOCHEMISTRY, 7e (Cengage Learning). Shawn O. Farrell, a native of Northern California, received his B.S. in biochemistry from University of California, Davis, studying carbohydrate metabolism. He completed his Ph.D. in biochemistry at Michigan State University, where he focused on the study of fatty acid metabolism. Dr. Farrell became interested in biochemistry while in college, as it was relevant to his passion for bicycle racing. He raced competitively for 15 years and now officiates bicycle races worldwide. He has taught biochemistry lecture and laboratory courses at Colorado State University for 16 years and now works for USCycling. Professor Farrell has written scientific journal articles about specific research projects and about laboratory teaching, as well as articles for sports publications, such as "Salmon, Trout, and Steelheader" magazine. He is co-author with Mary Campbell on BIOCHEMISTRY, 7e (Cengage Learning).
Table of Contents
1. Matter, Energy, and Measurement. 2. Atoms. 3. Chemical Bonds. 4. Chemical Reactions. 5. Gases, Liquids, and Solids. 6. Solutions and Colloids. 7. Reaction Rates and Chemical Equilibrium. 8. Acids and Bases. 9. Nuclear Chemistry. 10. Organic Chemistry. 11. Alkanes. 12. Alkenes and Alkynes. 13. Benzene and its Derivatives. 14. Alcohols, Ethers, and Thiols. 15. Chirality and the Handedness of Molecules. 16. Amines. 17. Aldehydes and Ketones. 18. Carboxylic Acids. 19. Carboxylic Esters, Amides and Anhydrides. 20. Carbohydrates. 21. Lipids. 22. Proteins. 23. Enzymes. 24. Chemical Communications: Neurotransmitters and Hormones. 25. Nucleotides, Nucleic Acids and Heredity. 26. Gene Expression and Protein Synthesis. 27. Bioenergetics: How the Body Converts Food to Energy. 28. Specific Catabolic Pathways: Carbohydrate, Lipid, and Protein Metabolism. 29. Biosynthetic Pathways. 30. Nutrition. 31. Immunochemistry. 32. Blood Chemistry and Body Fluids (available on the web for custom publishing). Appendix I: Exponential Notation. Appendix II: Significant Figures.
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