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The trusted, best-selling text for organic chemistry just got better! Updated with the latest developments, expanded with more illustrations and "Visualizing Chemistry" problems, and enhanced with new media-based "Organic Knowledge Tools," John McMurry's ORGANIC CHEMISTRY continues to set the standard for the course. The Seventh Edition also retains McMurry's hallmark qualities: comprehensive, authoritative, and clear. McMurry has developed a reputation for crafting precise and accessible texts that speak to the needs of instructors and students. More than a million students worldwide from a full range of universities have explored organic chemistry through his trademark style, while instructors have praised his approach time and time again.

Book News Annotation:

McMurry (Cornell U.) presents this 7th edition introducing organic chemistry to undergraduates. Thirty chapters are organized primarily by functional group, from the most simple (alkanes) to the most complex. Concise text is supported by abundant illustrations and exercises. Sample topics include: stereochemistry, organohalides, structure determination using mass spectrometry and infrared spectroscopy, corbonyl condensation reactions, the four types of biomolecule, the organic chemistry of metabolic pathways, and synthetic polymers, among others. Updates include new coverage of noncovalent reactions, comparisons between biological reactions and laboratory reactions, chirality at phosphorus and sulfur, and terpenoid and steroid biosynthesis. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

The McMurry Enhanced Edition offers you a flexible format with added resources to enhance your learning and improve your performance in the course. McMurry's textbook is now available in two separate volumes (split between chapters 15 and 16). The volumes also include new study cards to help focus your study efforts and Volume 1 contains access to OWL Quick Prep for Organic Chemistry; an online short course that has proved to be very effective at helping students review key general chemistry concepts they need to excel in organic chemistry. The trusted; best-selling text for organic chemistry just got better with the Enhanced Edition!r

Synopsis:

Succeed in your course with the help of this proven best-seller! John McMurry's ORGANIC CHEMISTRY is consistently praised as the most clearly written book available for the course. In John McMurry's words: "I wrote this book because I love writing. I get great pleasure and satisfaction from taking a complicated subject, turning it around until I see it clearly from a new angle, and then explaining it in simple words." Through his lucid writing and ability to show the beauty and logic of organic chemistry, McMurry makes learning enjoyable. The highest compliment that can be given to a chemistry book applies to McMurry: It works!

About the Author

John E. McMurry received his B.A. from Harvard University and his Ph.D. at Columbia University. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and an Alfred P. Sloan Research Foundation Fellow. He has received several awards, which include the National Institutes of Health Career Development Award, the Alexander von Humboldt Senior Scientist Award, and the Max Planck Research Award. In addition to ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, he is also the author or coauthor of ORGANIC CHEMISTRY: A BIOLOGICAL APPROACH, FUNDAMENTALS OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, THE ORGANIC CHEMISTRY OF BIOLOGICAL PATHWAYS.

Table of Contents

1. Structure and Bonding. 2. Polar Covalent Bonds; Acids and Bases. 3. Organic Compounds: Alkanes and Their Stereochemistry. 4. Organic Compounds: Cycloalkanes and Their Stereochemistry. 5. An Overview of Organic Reactions. 6. Alkenes: Structure and Reactivity. 7. Alkenes: Reactions and Synthesis. 8. Alkynes: An Introduction to Organic Synthesis. 9. Stereochemistry. 10. Organohalides. 11. Reactions of Alkyl Halides: Nucleophilic Substitutions and Eliminations. 12. Structure Determination: Mass Spectrometry and Infrared Spectroscopy. 13. Structure Determination: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. 14. Conjugated Compounds and Ultraviolet Spectroscopy. 15. Benzene and Aromaticity. 16. Chemistry of Benzene: Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution. 17. Alcohols and Phenols. 18. Ethers and Epoxides; Thiols and Sulfides. A Preview of Carbonyl Compounds. 19. Aldehydes and Ketones: Nucleophilic Addition Reactions. 20. Carboxylic Acids and Nitriles. 21. Carboxylic Acid Derivatives: Nucleophilic Acyl Substitution Reactions. 22. Carbonyl Alpha-Substitution Reactions. 23. Carbonyl Condensation Reactions. 24. Amines and Heterocycles. 25. Biomolecules: Carbohydrates. 26. Biomolecules: Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins. 27. Biomolecules: Lipids. 28. Biomolecules: Nucleic Acids. 29. The Organic Chemistry of Metabolic Pathways. 30. Orbitals and Organic Chemistry: Pericyclic Reactions. 31. Synthetic Polymers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780495112587
Author:
Mcmurry, John E.
Publisher:
Brooks Cole
Author:
McMurry, John E.
Author:
McMurry, John E.(John E. McMurry)
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Subject:
Chemistry - Organic
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
7
Publication Date:
January 2007
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
1344
Dimensions:
10.31x8.22x1.77 in. 5.40 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The McMurry Enhanced Edition offers you a flexible format with added resources to enhance your learning and improve your performance in the course. McMurry's textbook is now available in two separate volumes (split between chapters 15 and 16). The volumes also include new study cards to help focus your study efforts and Volume 1 contains access to OWL Quick Prep for Organic Chemistry; an online short course that has proved to be very effective at helping students review key general chemistry concepts they need to excel in organic chemistry. The trusted; best-selling text for organic chemistry just got better with the Enhanced Edition!r
"Synopsis" by , Succeed in your course with the help of this proven best-seller! John McMurry's ORGANIC CHEMISTRY is consistently praised as the most clearly written book available for the course. In John McMurry's words: "I wrote this book because I love writing. I get great pleasure and satisfaction from taking a complicated subject, turning it around until I see it clearly from a new angle, and then explaining it in simple words." Through his lucid writing and ability to show the beauty and logic of organic chemistry, McMurry makes learning enjoyable. The highest compliment that can be given to a chemistry book applies to McMurry: It works!
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