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BIOS Instant Notes in Chemistry for Biologists

Edition:
3rd
Author(s):
Julie Fisher, John Arnold
ISBN:
9780415680035
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
March 27, 2012
Content Details:
320 pages
Language:
English

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  • About the Book

    Book Summary

    BIOS Instant Notes Chemistry for Biologists, Third Edition, is the perfect text for undergraduates looking for a concise introduction to the subject, or a study guide to use before examinations. Each topic begins with a summary of essential facts-an ideal revision checklist-followed by a description of the subject that focuses on core information, with clear, simple diagrams that are easy for students to understand and recall in essays and exams.  

    BIOS Instant Notes Chemistry for Biologists, Third Edition, is fully up-to-date and covers:

    • The elements
    • Chemical bonds and molecular shape
    • Water- the biological solvent
    • Carbon, the basis for life on Earth
    • 3D-molecular structure of organic compounds
    • Small inorganic molecules of biological importance
    • Some metals in biology
    • Molecular interactions
    • Common reaction types of carbon based compounds
    • Organic compounds by chemical class
    • Aromatic compunds 
    • Chemical synthesis of biological molecules 
    • Important biological macromolecules by class
    • Aqueous behaviour
    • Elementary thermodynamics 
    • Kinetics
    • Spectroscopy
    • Units and calculations
  • Contents

    A. The elements
    B. Chemical bonds and molecular shape
    C. Water- the biological solvent
    D. Carbon, the basis for life on Earth
    E. 3D-molecular structure of organic compounds
    F. Small inorganic molecules of biological importance
    G. Some metals in biology
    H. Molecular interactions
    I. Common reaction types of carbon based compounds
    J. Organic compounds by chemical class
    K. Aromatic compounds
    L. Chemical synthesis of biological molecules
    M. Important biological macromolecules by class
    N. Aqueous behaviour
    O. Elementary thermodynamics
    P. Kinetics
    Q. Spectroscopy
    Appendix: Units and calculations

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