Introduction to General, Organic, and Biochemistry – Hein, Pattison – 10th Edition


The most comprehensive General, Organic, and book available, this tenth edition continues its tradition of a solid development of problem-solving skills, numerous examples and practice problems, along with coverage of current applications. Written by an experienced author team, they skillfully anticipate areas of difficulty and pace the book accordingly.

Readers will find the right mix of compared to the discussions on and biochemistry. Introduction to General, Organic, and Biochemistry, Tenth Edition has clear & logical explanations of chemical concepts and great depth of coverage as well as a clear, consistent style which provides great readability.

An emphasis on Real-World aspects of makes the reader comfortable in seeing how the chemistry will apply to their career

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Table of Contents

1 An Introduction to Chemistry
2 Standards for Measurement
3 Elements and Compounds
4 Properties of Matter
5 Early Atomic Theory and Structure
6 Nomenclature of Inorganic Compounds
7 Quantitative Composition of Compounds
8 Chemical Equations
9 Calculations from Chemical Equations
10 Modern Atomic Theory and the Periodic Table
11 Chemical Bonds: The Formation of Compounds from Atoms
12 The Gaseous State of Matter
13 Properties of Liquids
14 Solutions
15 Acids, Bases, and Salts
16 Chemical Equilibrium
17 Oxidation-Reduction
18 Nuclear Chemistry
19 Organic Chemistry: Saturated Hydrocarbons
20 Unsaturated Hydrocarbons
21 Polymers: Macromolecules
22 Alcohols, Ethers, Phenols, and Thiols
23 Aldehydes and Ketones
24 Carboxylic Acids and Esters
25 Amides and Amines: Organic Nitrogen Compounds
26 Stereoisomerism
27 Carbohydrates
28 Lipids
29 Amino Acids, Polypeptides, and Proteins
30 Enzymes
31 Nucleic Acids and Heredity
32 Nutrition
33 Bioenergetics
34 Carbohydrate Metabolism
35 Metabolism of Lipids and Proteins
I. Mathematical Review
II. Using a Scientific Calculator
III. Units of Measurement
IV. Vapor Pressure of Water at Various Temperatures
V. Solubility Table
VI. Answers to Selected Exercises
VII. Answers to Putting It Together Review Exercises

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