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. This streamlined paperback edition contains all organic and biochemistry chapters from the main text (ISBN 0-7167-4375-2) as well as two exclusive general chemistry chapters not contained in the main text. Supplements of this book are: Instructor's CD-ROM (0-7167-6199-8); Overhead Transparencies (0-7167-6164-5); Test Bank (0-7167-6165-3); Test Bank CD-ROM (0-7167-6161-0); Student Solutions Manual (0-7167-7373-2); Study Guide (0-7167-6167-X); Laboratory Manual (0-7167-7372-4); and Instructor's Solutions Manual (0-7167-7372-4).
Table of Contents
Introductory General Chemistry - 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