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Organic Chemistry I Workbook For Dummies
by Arthur Winter ~ Paperback / softback
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From models to molecules to mass spectrometry-solve organic chemistry problems with ease Got a grasp on the organic chemistry terms and concepts you need to know, but get lost halfway through a problem or worse yet, not know where to begin? Have no fear - this hands-on guide helps you solve the man...

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Chemistry of the Carbonyl Group
by Timothy K. Dickens ~ Paperback / softback

Teaches and enables students to build confidence in drawing and manipulating curly arrows, a fundamental skill for all organic chemists This book is an interactive approach to learning about chemistry of the carbonyl group--inviting students to work through its pages with pencil and paper in hand...

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Psychedelic Chemistry
by Michael Valentine Smith ~ Paperback / softback

Out-of-print for years, and impossible to find Psychedelic Chemistry includes Marijuana THC and analogs, magic Mushrooms and other indole trips, mescaline and friends,harmaline and other beta-carbolines, muscimole and other isoxazoles, LSD, Cocaine, miscellaneous psychedelics, literature and chemica...

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Organic Chemistry II For Dummies
by John T Moore ~ Paperback / softback

A plain-English guide to one of the toughest courses around So, you survived the first semester of Organic Chemistry (maybe even by the skin of your teeth) and now it's time to get back to the classroom and lab! Organic Chemistry II For Dummies is an easy-to-understand reference to this often chall...

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Soft Matters for Catalysts

With the increasing demand for optimization of energy storage, maintenance of the environment, and effective production, control on nanostructures of catalysts and optimization of their organization become key to achieving high efficiency and specificity in energy and material conversion systems. Th...

Pre-order - out 30 Apr 2019
Mechanisms in Organic Reactions
by Richard A. Jackson ~ Paperback / softback

This work helps students identify basic reaction types in organic chemistry and methods for determining mechanisms, including product studies, kinetics and the identification of intermediates.

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Antimicrobial Materials for Biomedical Applications

With the need to combat emerging infectious diseases, research around antimicrobial biomaterials and their applications is booming. This book provides the field with a much-needed fundamental overview of the science, addressing the chemistry of a broad range of biomaterial types, and their applicati...

Pre-order - out 5 Aug 2019
Organic Chemistry
by David R. Klein ~ Hardback

In Organic Chemistry, 2nd Edition, Dr. David Klein builds on his unique skills-based approach, including all of the concepts typically covered in an organic chemistry textbook, but placing special emphasis on skills development to support these concepts. This emphasis upon skills development provide...

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Green Synthetic Processes and Procedures

The principles of Green Chemistry aim to improve the sustainability of chemical processes and reduce the generation of hazardous substances. There has been great growth in the field over the past few years and the number of research groups working in this area is still increasing. Now one of the big...

Pre-order - out 8 Jul 2019
Functional Group Chemistry
by James R. Hanson ~ Paperback / softback
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This work presents the chemistry of functional groups with an emphasis on patterns of reactivity, the consequences of the relative electronegativity of the atoms that constitute the functional groups, the role or lone pairs and the stereochemistry of reactions at a particular group. The material is ...

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Compostable Polymer Materials
by Ewa Rudnik ~ Hardback

Compostable Polymer Materials, Second Edition, deals with the environmentally important family of polymers designed to be disposed of in industrial and municipal compost facilities. The book covers the entire spectrum of preparation, properties, degradation and environmental issues related to compos...

Pre-order - out 1 Jun 2019
Reversible Deactivation Radical Polymerization

This volume comprises the topical reviews and specialists' contributions presented at the American Chemical Society symposium on Controlled Radical Polymerization (the IUPAC preferred term is Reversible Deactivation Radical Polymerization and it is used in the titles of these volumes). This most rec...

Pre-order - out 30 Apr 2019
Symphony in C
by Robert M Hazen ~ Hardback

Carbon is everywhere: in the paper of this book and the blood of our bodies. It's with us from beginning to end, present in our baby clothes and coffin alike. We live on a carbon planet, and we are carbon life. No other element is so central to our well-being; yet, when missing or misaligned, carbon...

Pre-order - out 11 Jun 2019
Cytotoxic Payloads for Antibody-Drug Conjugates

Antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) represent one of the most promising and exciting areas of anticancer drug discovery. Five ADCs are now approved in the US and EU [i.e., ado-trastuzumab emtansine (Kadcyla (TM)), brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris (TM)), inotuzumab ozogamicin (Besponsa (TM)), gemtuzumab ozo...

Pre-order - out 15 Jul 2019
Medicinal Foods as Potential Therapies for Type-2 Diabetes and...
by Solomon Habtemariam ~ Paperback / softback

Medicinal Foods as Potential Therapies for Type-2 Diabetes: The Chemical and Pharmacological Basis of their Action is the first book to focus on active pharmacological principles that modulate diabetes, associated risk factors, and complications and the mechanism of action of widely used anti-diabet...

Pre-order - out 1 Sep 2019
Tunable Bombyx mori Silk-based Biomaterials
by Qiang Lu ~ Paperback / softback

This book provides substantial information on the structure and properties of Bombyx mori silk, different fabrication techniques, testing methods, as well as potential applications in tissue engineering and drug release. Unlike previous studies that focus on fabricating silk biomaterials using vario...

Pre-order - out 23 Apr 2020
Medicinal Plants of South Asia
by Muhammad Asif Hanif ~ Paperback / softback

Medicinal Plants of South Asia: Novel Sources for Drug Discovery provides a comprehensive review of medicinal plants of this region, highlighting chemical components of high potential and applying the latest technology to reveal the underlying chemistry and active components of traditionally-used me...

Pre-order - out 1 Sep 2019
UHMWPE Biomaterials for Joint Implants

This book presents a comprehensive, state-of-the-art review of the latest progresses in UHMWPE biomaterials, which has been critical for the performance and longevity of joint implants. Oriented by clinical challenges to UHMWPE-based joint implants, it introduces the processing, crosslinking, struct...

Pre-order - out 15 Jun 2019
Industrial Carbon and Graphite Materials

An excellent overview of industrial carbon and graphite materials, especially their manufacture, use and applications in industry. Following a short introduction, the main part of this reference deals with industrial forms, their raw materials manufacturing, properties and manifold applications. New...

Pre-order - out 16 Oct 2019
Cucurbituril-based Functional Materials

Smart materials constructed through supramolecular assemblies have been receiving considerable attention because of their potential applications, which include self-healing materials, energy storage, photonic devices, sensors and theranostics. Host-guest chemistry of various macrocyclic receptors wi...

Pre-order - out 4 Sep 2019
Functional Synthetic Polymers
by Johannes Karl Fink ~ Hardback

The text focuses on the basic issues and also the literature of the past decade. The book provides a broad overview of functional synthetic polymers. Special issues in the text are: Surface functionalization supramolecular polymers, shape memory polymers, foldable polymers, functionalized biopolym...

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Lignocellulose Chemistry

This book discusses all matters of cellulose chemistry. Covering topics from physicochemical characteristics of cellulose, it's chemistry, nanostructured fragments and derived molecules such as cellodextrines and lignin carbohydrate complexes to cellulose gels in medical application and paper goods ...

Pre-order - out 15 Jul 2019
Emerging Drugs and Targets for Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a complex disease with a presumed autoimmune aetiology and few current effective treatments. Disease modifying therapies focus on the altering the natural course of relapsing and remitting MS, targeting the inflammatory response. Other targets involve tacking the cause of ...

Pre-order - out 28 Jun 2019
Organic Thermoelectric Materials

Thermoelectric materials have received a great deal of attention in energy-harvesting and cooling applications, primarily due to their intrinsic low cost, energy efficient and eco-friendly nature. The past decade has witnessed heretofore-unseen advances in organic-based thermoelectric materials and ...

Pre-order - out 17 Oct 2019
NMR Methods for Characterization of Synthetic and Natural Polymers

Since the introduction of FT-NMR spectroscopy around five decades ago, NMR has achieved significant advances in hardware and methodologies, accompanied with the enhancement of spectral resolution and signal sensitivity. Rapid developments in the polymers field mean that accurate and quantitative cha...

Pre-order - out 2 Aug 2019
Cutting-Edge Organic Synthesis and Chemical Biology of Bioactive...

This book describes cutting-edge organic syntheses of biologically active compounds, isolation of pharmaceutically promising compounds from microorganisms, drug design, and progress on chemical biology. Synthetic strategy and tactics are summarized for super-carbon chain compounds, antitumor polycyc...

Pre-order - out 11 Jul 2019
Bioorganometallic Chemistry
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Bioorganometallic Chemistry is an excellent introduction to this transdisciplinary field which is straddled with biochemistry, medicine and organometallic chemistry. The book is a comprehensive review on the latest advances of this rapidly growing area, as well as historical background and future tr...

Pre-order - out 16 Aug 2019
Metal Oxide Nanocomposites
by B. Raneesh ~ Hardback

Metal Oxide Nanocomposites: Synthesis and Applications summarizes many of the recent research accomplishments in the area of metal oxide-based nanocomposites. This book focussing on the following topics: Nanocomposites preparation and characterization of metal oxide nanocomposites; synthesis of core...

Pre-order - out 19 Jun 2019
Polymer Chemistry
by Malcolm P. Stevens ~ Hardback

Polymer Chemistry provides graduate and advanced undergraduate students with an up-to-date introduction to the chemistry of macromolecular substances, including their synthesis and the properties underlying their commercial importance. Significant new developments in polymer science over the past de...

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Characterization of Biological Membranes
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The study of membranes has become of high importance in the fields of biology, pharmaceutical chemistry and medicine, since much of what happens in a cell or in a virus involves biological membranes. The current book is an excellent introduction to the area, which explains how modern analytical meth...

Pre-order - out 3 Jun 2019
by Frederick Luzzio ~ Paperback / softback

Imides: Medicinal, Agricultural, Synthetic Applications and Natural Products Chemistry provides a comprehensive overview of imides being developed as pharmaceuticals or experimental therapeutics. Featuring a diverse range of experts in the field of imides, each chapter reviews the state-of-the-art, ...

Pre-order - out 1 May 2019
Organic Reactions, Volume 98

The 98th volume in this series for organic chemists in academia and industry presents critical discussions of widely used organic reactions or particular phases of a reaction. The material is treated from a preparative viewpoint, with emphasis on limitations, interfering influences, effects of struc...

Pre-order - out 3 Jul 2019
Reversible Deactivation Radical Polymerization

This volume comprises the topical reviews and specialists' contributions presented at the American Chemical Society symposium on Controlled Radical Polymerization (the IUPAC preferred term is Reversible Deactivation Radical Polymerization and it is used in the titles of these volumes). This most rec...

Pre-order - out 30 Apr 2019
Chemistry of Thioamides

This book covers whole aspects of the sulfur isologues of amides. Starting from the synthetic methods of thioamides, a range of synthetic applications to the construction of carbon-sulfur and carbon-carbon bonds, to asymmetric reactions, to formation of heterocycles are described. Among the array...

Pre-order - out 2 Aug 2019
Unimolecular Kinetics: Volume 43
by Robertson ~ Paperback / softback

Unimolecular Kinetics: Part 2: Collisional Energy Transfer and the Master Equation, Volume 43 in Elsevier's Comprehensive Molecular Kinetics series, addresses collision energy transfer and the effects it has on gas phase reactions, particularly at low gas density. Such systems include combustion, in...

Pre-order - out 1 Jun 2019
Bioplastics and Biocomposites

We rely upon plastics for a great many functions in everyday life, from the cases of consumer electronics to disposable cutlery, plastics are versatile and convenient. However, with the supply of fossil fuels from which fossil-based plastics are derived becoming smaller and more expensive the need f...

Pre-order - out 10 Sep 2019
Carbohydrate Chemistry
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Long gone are the days when synthetic publications included parallel preparative experiments to document reproducibility of the experimental protocols and when journals required such documentation. The new Proven Synthetic Methods Series addresses concerns to chemists regarding irreproducibility of ...

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Organic Chemistry I For Dummies
by Arthur Winter ~ Paperback / softback

Organic Chemistry I For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781119293378) was previously published as Organic Chemistry I For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781118828076). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or update...

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by Andrew Burrows ~ Paperback / softback

Chemistry is widely considered to be the central science: it encompasses concepts from which other branches of science are developed. Yet, for many students entering university, gaining a firm grounding in chemistry is a real challenge. Chemistry(3) responds to this challenge, providing students wit...

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Metal-based Anticancer Agents

Metal-based anticancer drugs are among the most successful therapeutic agents, as evidenced by the frequent prescription of selected platinum and arsenic compounds to patients. Metal-based Anticancer Agents covers the interdisciplinary world of inorganic drug discovery and development by introducing...

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