Essentials of General, Organic, and Biochemistry 2nd edition

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Denise Guinn
Publisher: W. H. Freeman

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  • Chapter 1: Measuring Matter and Energy
    • 1: Osteoporosis and Bone Density
    • 1.1: Matter and Energy (4)
    • 1.2: Measurement in Science and Medicine (6)
    • 1.3: Significant Figures and Measurement (5)
    • 1.4: Using Dimensional Analysis (8)
    • 1: Chemistry in Medicine: Matter and Energy in Malnutrition
    • 1: WebAssign Answer Entry Tutorials
    • 1: Extra Problems (25)
    • 1: Test Bank (101)

  • Chapter 2: Atomic Structure and Nuclear Radiation
    • 2: Anemia and Iron
    • 2.1: Elements and the Structure of the Atom (5)
    • 2.2: Navigating the Periodic Table of the Elements (5)
    • 2.3: Electrons (3)
    • 2.4: Ions (2)
    • 2.5: Radioisotopes (5)
    • 2: Chemistry in Medicine: Nuclear Radiation in Medical Imaging
    • 2: WebAssign Answer Entry Tutorials
    • 2: Extra Problems (36)
    • 2: Test Bank (136)

  • Chapter 3: Compounds and Molecules
    • 3: What is in Your Morning Coffee?
    • 3.1: Ionic Compounds (4)
    • 3.2: Covalent Compounds (3)
    • 3.3: Three-Dimensional Shapes of Molecules (3)
    • 3: Modeling Exercises
    • 3.4: Polarity (3)
    • 3.5: Intermolecular Forces of Attraction (2)
    • 3: Chemistry in Medicine: Treating Breast Cancer
    • 3: WebAssign Answer Entry Tutorials
    • 3: Extra Problems (33)
    • 3: Test Bank (164)

  • Chapter 4: Chemical Quantities and Chemical Reactions
    • 4: How does the Body Handle Alcoholic Beverages?
    • 4.1: The Mole: Counting and Weighing Matter (5)
    • 4.2: The Law of Conservation of Mass and Balancing Chemical Equations (3)
    • 4: Extension Topic: Stoichiometry Calculations (1)
    • 4.3: Energy and Chemical Reactions (3)
    • 4.4: Reaction Kinetics (3)
    • 4.5: Chemical Equilibrium (3)
    • 4: Chemistry in Medicine: Calorimetry and the Care of Patients on a Mechanical Ventilator
    • 4: WebAssign Answer Entry Tutorials
    • 4: Extra Problems (33)
    • 4: Test Bank (135)

  • Chapter 5: Changes of State and the Gas Laws
    • 5: Diver Rescue and "the Bends"
    • 5.1: Changes of State (6)
    • 5.2: The Gas Laws (6)
    • 5.3: Gas Mixtures and Partial Pressures (3)
    • 5: Chemistry in Medicine: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) (1)
    • 5: WebAssign Answer Entry Tutorials
    • 5: Extra Problems (19)
    • 5: Test Bank (86)

  • Chapter 6: Organic Chemistry: Hydrocarbons
    • 6: Good Fats … Bad Fats … What Does It All Mean? (1)
    • 6.1: Introduction to Hydrocarbons (3)
    • 6.2: Writing Alkane and Cycloalkane Structures (8)
    • 6.3: Alkane Conformations and Structural Isomers (3)
    • 6.4: Alkenes and Alkynes (5)
    • 6.5: Naming Branched-Chain Hydrocarbons (2)
    • 6.6: Aromatic Hydrocarbons (4)
    • 6: Chemistry in Medicine: The Chemistry of Vision
    • 6: WebAssign Answer Entry Tutorials
    • 6: Extra Problems (17)
    • 6: Test Bank (95)

  • Chapter 7: Organic Chemistry and Biomolecules
    • 7: Pain and the Opioid Analgesics
    • 7.1: Alcohols and Ethers (6)
    • 7.2: Amines (3)
    • 7.3: Carbonyl-Containing Functional Groups (3)
    • 7: Carboxylic Acids (5)
    • 7: Esters (3)
    • 7: Amides (2)
    • 7.4: Stereoisomers (3)
    • 7.5: Phosphate Ester Functional Groups (2)
    • 7: Chemistry in Medicine: The Role of Dopamine in Parkinson's Disease and Schizophrenia
    • 7: WebAssign Answer Entry Tutorials
    • 7: Extra Problems (17)
    • 7: Test Bank (103)

  • Chapter 8: Mixtures, Solution Concentrations, and Diffusion
    • 8: Kidney Disease
    • 8.1: Mixtures (5)
    • 8.2: Solutions (6)
    • 8.3: Concentration (6)
    • 8.4: Osmosis and Dialysis (3)
    • 8: Chemistry in Medicine: Blood Chemistry and the Diagnosis of Disease
    • 8: WebAssign Answer Entry Tutorials
    • 8: Extra Problems (19)
    • 8: Test Bank (93)

  • Chapter 9: Acids and Bases
    • 9: Ethylene Glycol Poisoning in Pets
    • 9.1: Acids and Bases (5)
    • 9.2: pH (4)
    • 9.3: Acid-Base Neutralization Reactions (4)
    • 9.4: Buffers (2)
    • 9: Chemistry in Medicine: pH and Oral Administration of Drugs
    • 9: Extension Topic: The Acid Ionization Constant, Ka, and the Strength of a Weak Acid (2)
    • 9: WebAssign Answer Entry Tutorials
    • 9: Extra Problems (19)
    • 9: Test Bank (113)

  • Chapter 10: The Reactions of Organic Functional Groups in Biochemistry
    • 10: Are You Getting Your Vitamins?
    • 10.1: Oxidation-Reduction Reactions (5)
    • 10.2: Group Transfer Reactions: Esterification and Amidation Reactions (4)
    • 10.3: Hydrolysis Reactions (4)
    • 10.4: Hydration and Dehydration Reactions (3)
    • 10: Chemistry in Medicine: Phenylketonuria-A Metabolic Disorder
    • 10: WebAssign Answer Entry Tutorials
    • 10: Extra Problems (23)
    • 10: Test Bank (92)

  • Chapter 11: Carbohydrates: Structure and Function
    • 11: Dental Caries and the Sweet Tooth
    • 11.1: An Overview of Carbohydrates and Their Function (3)
    • 11.2: The Structure of the Common Monosaccharides (6)
    • 11.3: The Structure of Complex Carbohydrates (6)
    • 11.4: The Role of Oligosaccharides as Cell Markers (3)
    • 11: Chemistry in Medicine: When Blood Sugar Levels Are too High or too Low
    • 11: WebAssign Answer Entry Tutorials
    • 11: Extra Problems (14)
    • 11: Test Bank (82)

  • Chapter 12: Lipids: Structure and Function
    • 12: The Effects of Anabolic Steroids on the Body
    • 12.1: Fatty Acids: A Component of Many Lipids (5)
    • 12.2: Triglycerides: Energy Storage Lipids (5)
    • 12.3: Membrane Lipids: Phospholipids and Glycolipids (5)
    • 12.4: Cholesterol, Steroids, and Lipoproteins (5)
    • 12: Chemistry in Medicine: Inflammation and the Eicosanoids
    • 12: WebAssign Answer Entry Tutorials
    • 12: Extra Problems (23)
    • 12: Test Bank (108)

  • Chapter 13: Proteins: Structure and Function
    • 13: Sickle-cell Anemia: One Wrong Amino Acid
    • 13.1: Amino Acids (7)
    • 13.2: Peptides (5)
    • 13.3: Types of Proteins and Protein Architecture (5)
    • 13.4: Enzymes (5)
    • 13: Chemistry in Medicine: ACE Inhibitors as a Treatment for Hypertension
    • 13: WebAssign Answer Entry Tutorials
    • 13: Extra Problems (21)
    • 13: Test Bank (122)

  • Chapter 14: Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids
    • 14: Gene Mutations and Disease
    • 14.1: The Chemical Structure of a Nucleotide and Polynucleotides (8)
    • 14.2: DNA Structure and Replication (7)
    • 14.3: The Role of DNA and RNA in Protein Synthesis (8)
    • 14: Chemistry in Medicine: HIV and Viral Nucleic Acids
    • 14: WebAssign Answer Entry Tutorials
    • 14: Extra Problems (29)
    • 14: Test Bank (107)

  • Chapter 15: Energy and Metabolism
    • 15: Exercise and Weight Loss
    • 15.1: Energy and Metabolism: An Overview (5)
    • 15.2: Carbohydrate Catabolism: Glycolysis and Pyruvate Metabolism (4)
    • 15.3: The Citric Acid Cycle (4)
    • 15.4: The Electron Transport Chain and Oxidative Phosphorylation (5)
    • 15.5: Fatty Acid Catabolism (4)
    • 15: Chemistry in Medicine: Cyanide and the Electron Transport Chain
    • 15: WebAssign Answer Entry Tutorials
    • 15: Extra Problems (23)
    • 15: Test Bank (117)

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Chapter 2: Atomic Structure and Nuclear Radiation
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Chapter 3: Compounds and Molecules
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Chapter 4: Chemical Quantities and Chemical Reactions
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Chapter 5: Changes of State and the Gas Laws
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Chapter 6: Organic Chemistry: Hydrocarbons
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Chapter 7: Organic Chemistry and Biomolecules
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Chapter 8: Mixtures, Solution Concentrations, and Diffusion
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Chapter 9: Acids and Bases
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Chapter 10: The Reactions of Organic Functional Groups in Biochemistry
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Chapter 11: Carbohydrates: Structure and Function
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Chapter 12: Lipids: Structure and Function
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Chapter 13: Proteins: Structure and Function
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Chapter 14: Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids
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Chapter 15: Energy and Metabolism
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