For courses in General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry (2 - Semester)
A Clear, Flexible Approach to Chemistry for the Modern Classroom
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Fundamentals of General, Organic and Biological Chemistry in SI Units
1. Matter and Measurements
2. Atoms and the Periodic Table
3. Ionic Compounds
4. Molecular Compounds
5. Classification and Balancing of Chemical Reactions
6. Chemical Reactions: Mole and Mass Relationships
7. Chemical Reactions: Energy, Rates, and Equilibrium
8. Gases, Liquids, and Solids
10. Acids and Bases
11. Nuclear Chemistry
12. Introduction to Organic Chemistry: Alkanes
13. Alkenes, Alkynes, and Aromatic Compounds
14. Some Compounds with Oxygen, Sulfur, or a Halogen
16. Aldehydes and Ketones
17. Carboxylic Acids and their Derivatives
18. Amino Acids and Proteins
19. Enzymes and Vitamins
21. The Generation of Biochemical Energy
22. Carbohydrate Metabolism
24. Lipid Metabolism
25. Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism
26. Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis
28. Chemical Messengers: Hormones, Neurotransmitters, and Drugs
29. Body Fluids