An Introduction to Chemistry for Biology Students, by Sackheim, George I.
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- ISBN: 9780805395716 | 0805395717
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 3/16/2007
Key Message:Introduction to Chemistry for Biology Students, Ninth Editionis a unique workbook that uses a step-by-step approach to teach students the chemistry necessary for success in life sciences courses. Todayrs"s biology courses place an increasing emphasis on the chemical processes that underlie critical biological functions. This text helps readers review and master all the basic facts, concepts, and terminology of chemistry that they need to understand those processes and to excel in their life science courses. Key Topics: Inorganic Chemistry, Atomic Structure, Chemical Symbols, Atoms and Molecules, Ionization, Liquid Mixtures, Diffusion and Osmosis, Nerve Cells, Organic Chemistry, The Covalent Bond, Polar and Nonpolar Covalent Bonds, Functional Groups in Organic Compounds, Hydrogen Bonds, Isomers, Biochemistry, Carbohydrates, Lipids, Proteins, Nucleotides, Enzymes, Biologic Oxidation, Photosynthesis, Oxygen-Carbon Dioxide Transport in the Blood Market: For all readers interested in chemistry and biology.