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Introduction to General, Organic and Biochemistry, 11th Edition

Frederick A. Bettelheim, William H. Brown, Mary K. Campbell, Shawn O. Farrell and Omar Torres


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ISBN / EAN: 9781285869759
This textbook is prescribed for the following courses:
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  • Hardcover
    $171.56
PUBLISHED: 31st January 2015
ISBN: 9781285869759

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Helps you gain a comprehensive understanding of chemistry and see how it relates to health science. In this book, as you explore topics such as botulin toxin as a cosmetic agent, implications for the use of antibiotics, the Atkins diet, and ultraviolet sunscreen, you will see how useful the study of chemistry is to so many aspects of your life.

Publisher Description

Gain a comprehensive understanding of chemistry and see how it relates to health science with INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL, ORGANIC, AND BIOCHEMISTRY. This bestseller features dynamic art, interesting examples, coverage of the latest issues, and a wide variety of medical and biological applications. As you explore topics such as botulin toxin as a cosmetic agent, implications for the use of antibiotics, the Atkins diet, and ultraviolet sunscreen, you will see how useful the study of chemistry is to so many aspects of your life. The book's built-in integration with OWLv2 (Online Web-based Learning) turns your chemistry study time into active experiences that build your comprehension and bring concepts to life.

Author Biography

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. 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). Omar Torres received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Texas A&M University in 1998 and his graduate degree in Inorganic Chemistry from UCLA in 2001. He has experience in teaching, research (inorganic, organic, and analytical) and academic administration. Professor Torres taught both inorganic and organic chemistry at UCLA, where he earned two UCLA Department of Chemistry Awards for Excellence in Teaching for the 1998-1999 and 1999-2000 school years. In addition, Professor Torres has worked at the Dow Chemical Company (Freeport, TX) in the area of Analytical Quality Control, developing and implementing new technologies for various plant operators and analytical scientists. He is currently Dean of Science at the College of the Canyons. 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). 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).

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: The Handedness of Molecules.
  16. Amines.
  17. Aldehydes and Ketones.
  18. Carboxylic Acids.
  19. Carboxylic Anhydrides, Esters, and Amides.
  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. Body Fluids. Appendix 1. Exponential Notation. Appendix 2. Significant Figures. Answers to In-Text and Odd-Numbered End-of-Chapter Problems. Glossary Credits Index.

Product Details

Publisher
Cengage Learning, Inc
Edition
11th
ISBN-10
1285869753
ISBN-13
9781285869759
Format
Hardcover
Country of Publication
United States
Author
Frederick A. Bettelheim, William H. Brown, Mary K. Campbell, Shawn O. Farrell, Omar Torres
Pages
1056
Short Title
INTRO TO GENERAL ORGANIC & BIO
Edition Description
Revised
Language
English
Media
Book
Illustrations
Yes
Year
2014
Publication Date
2014-11-14
Textbook
No
Audience
College/Higher Education