General, Organic, and Biochemistry https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260148955.jpeg 10 2020 9781260148954 The tenth edition of General, Organic, and Biochemistry is designed to help undergraduate health-related majors, and students of all other majors, understand key concepts and appreciate the significant connections between chemistry, health, disease, and the treatment of disease. This text continues to strike a balance between theoretical and practical chemistry, while emphasizing material that is unique to health-related studies. The text has been written at a level intended for students whose professional goals do not include a mastery of chemistry, but for whom an understanding of the principles and practice of chemistry is a necessity. Designed for the one- or two-semester course, this text has an easy-to-follow problem-solving pedagogy, vivid illustrations, and engaging applications.
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General, Organic, and Biochemistry

General, Organic, and Biochemistry, 10th Edition

ISBN10: 1260148955 | ISBN13: 9781260148954
By Katherine Denniston, Joseph Topping, Danae Quirk, Robert Caret

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The tenth edition of General, Organic, and Biochemistry is designed to help undergraduate health-related majors, and students of all other majors, understand key concepts and appreciate the significant connections between chemistry, health, disease, and the treatment of disease. This text continues to strike a balance between theoretical and practical chemistry, while emphasizing material that is unique to health-related studies. The text has been written at a level intended for students whose professional goals do not include a mastery of chemistry, but for whom an understanding of the principles and practice of chemistry is a necessity. Designed for the one- or two-semester course, this text has an easy-to-follow problem-solving pedagogy, vivid illustrations, and engaging applications.

Part 1 General Chemistry

1 Chemistry: Methods and Measurement

2 The Structure of the Atom and the Periodic Table

3 Structure and Properties of Ionic and Covalent Compounds

4 Calculations and the Chemical Equation

5 States of Matter: Gases, Liquids, and Solids

6 Solutions

7 Energy, Rate, and Equilibrium

8 Acids and Bases and Oxidation-Reduction

9 The Nucleus, Radioactivity, and Nuclear Medicine

Part 2 Organic Chemistry

10 An Introduction to Organic Chemistry: The Saturated Hydrocarbons

11 The Unsaturated Hydrocarbons: Alkenes, Alkynes, and Aromatics

12 Alcohols, Phenols, Thiols, and Ethers

13 Aldehydes and Ketones

14 Carboxylic Acids and Carboxylic Acid Derivatives

15 Amines and Amides

Part 3 Biochemistry

16 Carbohydrates

17 Lipids and Their Functions in Biochemical Systems

18 Protein Structure and Function

19 Enzymes

20 Introduction to Molecular Genetics

21 Carbohydrate Metabolism

22 Aerobic Respiration and Energy Production

23 Fatty Acid Metabolism

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About the Author

Katherine Denniston

Kate Denniston is a biochemist in the Biology Dept. of Towson State University.  At Towson, she has been honored with such awards as the "Outstanding Faculty Award" and the "Faculty Merit Award".  Her previous employment record is literally a list of some of the best biochemistry institutions in the world: Univ. of Wisconsin as a post-doc, Georgetown University School of Medicine  as research professor, National Cancer Institute as a Senior Staff Fellow, the Argonee National laboratory in their research program, and as an Invited Instructor by the European Molecular Biology Organization.  She has written for such noteworthy publications as Nature, Science.  

Joseph Topping

Joe Topping currently is a professor of analytical chemistry at Towson State University.  He did his post-doc at Iowa State Univeristy in Ames.  At Towson, he has been honored with such awards as the "Outstanding Faculty Award" and the "Faculty Merit Award".  He has written ancillaries for an outstanding text, Atkins - General Chemistry and is heavily involved with the American Chemical Society.  

Danae Quirk

Dr. Danaè Quirk Dorr, Professor of Chemistry at Minnesota State University, Mankato, has been active in co-facilitating flipped classroom and team-based learning workshops for faculty through the schools’ Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Dr. Quirk Dorr completed her undergraduate work at the College of St. Scholastica (Biochemistry and Biology), her doctoral work at the University of Minnesota (Medicinal Chemistry), and her post-graduate work at the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota. She is currently serving as chair of the Education Committee of the Minnesota Section of the American Chemical Society and is an Associate Member of the ACS Committee on Education. Dr. Quirk Dorr is actively conducting research within the field of chemical education with special focus on technology in learning environments.

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