General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry – Kenneth Raymond – 2nd Edition


This General, Organic and text has been written for students preparing for careers in health-related such as nursing, dental hygiene, nutrition, medical technology and occupational therapy. It is also suited for students majoring in other fields where it is important to have an understanding of the basics of chemistry.

Students need have no previous background in chemistry, but should possess basic math skills. Raymond was crafted to take advantage of recent trends in the GOB market. It is a shorter, lighter book with a new, integrated table of contents that develops general, organic, and topics together, rather than in isolation.

In introducing GOB material, this text uses an integrated approach in which related general chemistry, organic chemistry, and topics are presented in adjacent chapters. This approach helps students see the strong connections that exist between these three branches of chemistry, and allows instructors to discuss these, interrelationships while the material is still fresh in students’ minds.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Science and Measurements
Chapter 2 : Atoms and Elements
Chapter 3: Compounds
Chapter 4: An Introduction to Organic Compounds
Chapter 5: Gases, Liquids, and Solids
Chapter 6: Reactions
Chapter 7: Solutions, Colloids, and Suspensions
Chapter 8: Lipids and Membranes
Chapter 9: Acids, Bases, and Equilibrium
Chapter 10: Carboxylic Acids, Phenols, and Amines
Chapter 11: Alcohols, Ethers, Aldehydes, and Ketones
Chapter 12: Carbohydrates
Chapter 13: Peptides, Proteins, and Enzymes
Chapter 14: Nucleic Acids
Chapter 15: Metabolism

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