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1. Matter, Energy, and Measurement. 2. Atoms. 3. Chemical Bonds. 4. Chemical Reactions. 5. Gases, Liquids, and Solids. 6. Solutions and Colloids. 7. Reaction Rates and Chemical Equilibrium. 8. Acids and Bases. 9. Nuclear Chemistry. 10. Organic Chemistry. 11. Alkanes. 12. Alkenes and Alkynes. 13. Benzene and Its Derivatives. 14. Alcohols, Ethers, and Thiols. 15. Chirality: The Handedness of Molecules. 16. Amines. 17. Aldehydes and Ketones. 18. Carboxylic Acids. 19. Carboxylic Anhydrides, Esters, and Amides. 20. Carbohydrates. 21. Lipids. 22. Proteins. 23. Enzymes. 24. Chemical Communications: Neurotransmitters and Hormones. 25. Nucleotides, Nucleic Acids, and Heredity. 26. Gene Expression and Protein Synthesis. 27. Bioenergetics: How the Body Converts Food to Energy. 28. Specific Catabolic Pathways: Carbohydrate, Lipid, and Protein Metabolism. 29. Biosynthetic Pathways. 30. Nutrition. 31. Immunochemistry. 32. Body Fluids. Find this chapter on the book's companion website. To access, enter ISBN 1-133-10508-4 at www.cengagebrain.com.) Appendix 1. Exponential Notation. Appendix 2. Significant Figures. Answers to In-Text and Odd-Numbered End-of-Chapter Problems. Glossary. Credits. Index.
Series: Textbooks Available with Cengage Youbook
Number Of Pages: 1008
Published: 10th November 2011
Dimensions (cm): 27.7 x 21.6
Weight (kg): 2.04