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Introduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry

Introduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry - 93 edition

Introduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry - 93 edition

ISBN13: 9780023064913

ISBN10: 0023064919

Introduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry by Stuart J. Baum - ISBN 9780023064913
Edition: 93
Copyright: 1993
Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Co.
Published:
International: No
Introduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry by Stuart J. Baum - ISBN 9780023064913

ISBN13: 9780023064913

ISBN10: 0023064919

Edition: 93

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Summary

This book provides readers with a dynamic and highly motivating introduction to organic and biochemistry.

Features short essays and numerous examples relating to health, sports, lifestyles, the environment, and other subjects of direct interest to readers-- e.g., acid rain, the greenhouse effect, anabolic steroids, AIDS, and "designer" drugs.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Organic Chemistry.

2. The Hydrocarbons. Special Topic A. Petroleum.

3. Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers.

4. Aldehydes and Ketones.

5. Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives. Special Topic B. Drugs: Some Esters and Amides.

6. Amines and Derivatives. Special Topic C. Brain Amines and Related Drugs.

7. Stereoisomerism. Special Topic D. Molecules to See and to Smell.

8. Carbohydrates.

9. Lipids. Special Topic E. Hormones.

10. Proteins.

11. Enzymes. Special Topic F. Vitamins.

12. Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis. Special Topic G. Viruses and Cancer.

13. Carbohydrate Metabolism I.

14. Carbohydrate Metabolism II.

15. Lipid Metabolism.

16. Protein Metabolism.

17. Body Fluids.

Exercises.
Answers to Selected Exercises.
Index.