General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry

  • AUTHOR: H. Stephen Stoker
  • ISBN-13: 9781285853918 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 1232 Pages  Hardcover 
  • 7th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2013
  • ©2016     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region

Overview

About The Product

Emphasizing the applications of chemistry and minimizing complicated mathematics, GENERAL, ORGANIC, AND BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY, 7E is written throughout to help students succeed in the course and master the biochemistry content so important to their future careers. The Six Edition's clear explanations, visual support, and effective pedagogy combine to make the text ideal for allied health majors. Early chapters focus on fundamental chemical principles while later chapters build on the foundations of these principles. Mathematics is introduced at point-of-use and only as needed.

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About the Contributor

AUTHOR
  • H. Stephen Stoker

    Stephen Stoker of Weber State University in Ogden, UT, has taught the gamut of introductory chemistry courses, specializing in GOB, for the past 30 years. Weber State has a very large Health Professions school, and GOB is geared at students with little or no experience in chemistry (notably Allied Health and Nursing majors).

Table of Contents

PART I: GENERAL CHEMISTRY.
1. Basic Concepts About Matter.
2. Measurements in Chemistry.
3. Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table.
4. Chemical Bonding: The Ionic Bond Model.
5. Chemical Bonding: The Covalent Bond Model.
6. Chemical Calculations: Formula Masses, Moles, and Chemical Equations.
7. Gases, Liquids, and Solids.
8. Solutions.
9. Chemical Reactions.
10. Acids, Bases, and Salts.
11. Nuclear Chemistry.
PART II: ORGANIC CHEMISTRY.
12. Saturated Hydrocarbons.
13. Unsaturated Hydrocarbons.
14. Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers.
15. Aldehydes and Ketones.
16. Carboxylic Acids, Esters, and Other Acid Derivatives.
17. Amines and Amides.
PART III: BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY.
18. Carbohydrates.
19. Lipids.
20. Proteins.
21. Enzymes and Vitamins.
22. Nucleic Acids.
23. Biochemical Energy Production.
24. Carbohydrate Metabolism.
25. Lipid Metabolism.
26. Protein Metabolism.
Answers to Selected Exercises
Index Glossary

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  • Survival Guide for General, Organic and Biochemistry  (ISBN-10: 0495554693 | ISBN-13: 9780495554691)
    Available free in a package with any Cengage Learning chemistry text or available for separate purchase at cengagebrain.com, this straightforward, thorough SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR GENERAL, ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY provides everything you need to survive and thrive in the GOB course. Modeled after Atwood's widely popular GENERAL CHEMISTRY SURVIVAL GUIDE, this guide will help you make the most of your study time, master concepts, and improve essential problem-solving skills for optimal exam results. Designed as a reader's guide to a GOB textbook, this reader friendly guide offers detailed step-by-step problem-solving sequences, helping you develop the competence--and confidence--you need. This brief but powerful resource covers the most fundamental aspects of GOB in a succinct, straightforward series of essential modules.
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