Facts at your Fingertips: Introducing Chemistry: Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry

Editor: Bateman, Graham
Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Brown Bear Books Ltd

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-78121-104-5
Category: Science - Chemistry
Image Count: 80
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The science that studies these is organic chemistry, and the study of chemical reactions in living organisms is biochemistry. This book, part of a new series that introduces the essentials of chemistry, looks at these vital subjects.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • What is organic chemistry?
  • Carbon bonding
  • Carbon chains
  • Carbon rings
  • Alcohols and acids
  • Other organic compounds
  • Polymers
  • Carbohydrates
  • Lipids
  • Proteins and nucleic acids
  • Metabolic pathways
  • Making molecules
  • Glossary
  • Further research