The new sixth edition of this best-selling introduction to biochemistry maintains the clarity and coherence that so appeals to students whilst incorporating the very latest advances in the field, new worked examples and end of chapter problems and an improved artwork programme to highlight key processes and important lessons.
Chronicles emerging issues such as organochloride pesticides, detergent phosphates, stratospheric ozone depletion, the banning of chlorofluorocarbons, and greenhouse warming. This book emphasizes the importance of the anthrosphere - that part of the environment made and operated by humans and their technologies.
Chemical bonding, which underlies the structure and reactivity of all molecules, is explained beautifully clearly and succinctly in this primer, making it the perfect text to introduce students to this fundamental aspect of chemistry.
The ideal course text for those new to the subject, Elements of Physical Chemistry covers the fundamentals of physical chemistry in a straightforward, easy-to-digest way. Extensive mathematical and pedagogical support enables students to gain a deeper understanding of this core branch of chemistry.
Chemistry(3) establishes the fundamental principles of all three strands of chemistry; organic, inorganic and physical. By building on what students have learned at school, using carefully-worded explanations, annotated diagrams and worked examples, it presents an approachable introduction to chemistry and its relevance to everyday life.
By tackling the most central ideas in chemistry, Why Chemical Reactions Happen provides the reader with all the tools and concepts needed to think like a chemist. The text takes a unified approach to the subject, avoiding the traditional divisions of physical, inorganic and organic chemistry and so helps the reader to develop a real overview of chemical processes.
Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences provides a balanced presentation of the concepts of physical chemistry, and their applications to biology and biochemistry. Written to straddle the worlds of physical chemistry and the life sciences, it shows how the tools of physical chemistry can elucidate and illuminate biological questions.
Leading you from the fundamental principles of inorganic chemistry right through to cutting-edge research at the forefront of the subject, Inorganic Chemistry is the ideal course companion for the duration of your degree.
Inspiring and motivating students from the moment it published, Organic Chemistry has established itself in just one edition as the students' choice of organic chemistry text. Its explanatory, mechanistic, evidence-based approach makes it perfect for fostering a true understanding of the subject.
The second edition of this trusted, accessible textbook has been fully updated for the new A Level specifications first teaching in September 2015. It contains a bank of practice questions for consolidation of learning and to help students of all abilities bridge the gap between GCSE and A Level study. Suitable for AQA, OCR, Edexcel and WJEC.
Chemistry^3 establishes the fundamental principles of all three strands of chemistry; organic, inorganic and physical. By building on what students have learned at school, using carefully-worded explanations, annotated diagrams and worked examples, it presents an approachable introduction to chemistry and its relevance to everyday life.
Derived from Biochemistry by Stryer, Tymoczko and Berg, Biochemistry: A Short Course offers that bestseller's clear writing and physiological emphasis, while focusing on the major topics taught in a one-semester Biochemistry course. (This title may not be available in all areas. Please contact your representative for more information.)
This title provides concise yet comprehensive coverage of analytical chemistry at an undergraduate level, providing easy access to the core information in the field. It covers all the important areas of analytical chemistry.
Provides an introduction to the way the industry goes about the discovery and development of new drugs. This title provides an account from its origins in the mediaeval apothecaries' trade, and discusses the changing understanding of what we mean by disease, and summarizes case histories of the discovery and development of some important drugs.
In this authoritative Very Short Introduction to The Periodic Table, Eric Scerri presents a modern and fresh exploration of this fundamental topic in the physical sciences, considering the deeper implications of the arrangements of the table to atomic physics and quantum mechanics.
Pharmaceutics is one of the most diverse subject areas in all of pharmaceutical science. This title reflects the rapid advances in delivery methodologies by eye and injection, advances in drug formulations and delivery methods for special groups (such as children and the elderly), nanomedicine, and pharmacognosy.
In this new edition of an essential work, the renowned researcher Dr. Jan Drenth offers a rigorous and up-to-date introduction to the subject, providing the theoretical background necessary to understand how the structure of proteins is determined at atomic resolution.
Providing concise, comprehensive coverage of inorganic chemistry, this text offers easy access to all important areas of inorganic chemistry. This edition has been fully updated and new material added on recent developments in noble-gas chemistry and the synthesis, reactions and characterisation of inorganic compounds.
Provides an account of the principles of protein structure, with examples of key proteins in their biological context. This book introduces the general principles of protein structure both for novices and for non-specialists needing a primer. It includes chapters on the experimental approach to determining and predicting protein structure.
Chemistry for the Biosciences introduces the essential concepts of chemistry central to understanding biological systems. With an emphasis on straightforward explanations, it features biological examples illustrating how integral chemistry is to the biosciences, and includes learning features to help students master the essentials.
The fourth edition of this popular textbook provides a complete course in chemical literacy, assuming only minimal experience of maths and science. Introducing core topics in a complete yet concise manner, this fully-updated new edition now features full-colour throughout and includes two new chapters.
Molecular modeling is the application of mathematical models to molecules in order to study their structure. The majority of molecular modeling is now performed using computer programs and is a valuable tool for chemists, materials scientist, biochemists and chemical physicists.
Why did Gandhi hate iodine (I, 53)? This title includes tales that follow carbon, neon, silicon, gold and every single element on the table as they play out their parts in human history, finance, mythology, conflict, the arts, medicine and the lives of the mad scientists who discovered them.
Discusses about high-resolution NMR techniques which find use in the structure elucidation of organic molecules and their behavior in solution. This book presents a large number of examples to demonstrate the utility of the methods covered. It is suitable for students and professionals in a chemistry laboratory.
Designed for easy use by both beginning and experienced protein crystallographers, this second edition includes examples of actual experiments and data, electron density maps, and computer methods. It includes material covering CCP4, SHELX, cryocrystallography, MAD and automated fitting.
Schaum's Outlines present all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solved problems, and practice exercises to test your skills.
Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. This book gives you: 1,340 fully solved problems; clear, concise explanations of all college chemistry concepts; and support for all the major textbooks for college chemistry courses.
Designed for general chemistry courses that consider a lot of organic examples, or for students who plan to continue in organic chemistry. This molecular model set can be used to construct realistic scale models illustrating the molecular structures of many thousands of compounds. With it one can build molecular models of representative compounds.
Traces the history and cultural impact of the elements on humankind, and examines why people have long sought to identify the substances around them. Looking beyond the Periodic Table, the author takes us on a tour: from the Greek philosophers who propounded a system with four elements to the modern-day scientists who are able to create their own.
Explains X-ray crystallography without maths to enable biologists to asses the quality and accuracy of biological structures. This book presents the underlying ideas which allow x-ray structure analysis to be carried out and offers information about the procedures employed in the course of crystal structure determination.
Environmental Chemistry: A global perspective describes the chemical principles which underpin the natural processes occurring within and between the air, water, and soil, and explores how human activities have impacted on these processes, giving rise to environmental issues of global concern.
Whether studying chemistry as part of a degree requirement or as part of a core curriculum, students will find Chemistry Essentials For Dummies to be an invaluable quick reference guide to the fundamentals of this often challenging course.
Providing an essential introduction on this important class of molecules which underpin nanotechnology, Macrocycles Construction, Chemistry and Nanotechnology Applications skillfully describes how they are synthesize, their chemistry, how they can be used as nanotechnology building blocks, and their applications.
Introducing the background theory and techniques of molecular modelling, this text also illustrates applications in studying physical, chemical and biological phenomena. It includes simple numerical examples and explanatory figures.
Intended for Key Stage 1 and 2 levels, this chart features a table of all the elements in their correct groups. Useful for whole-class teaching, it also contains information about the structure of an atom and the discovery of the Periodic Table. The groups are colour-coded for easy readability and differentiation.
Explains the biochemical functions of the essential nutrients and the physiological consequences of deficient and excessive intakes. They are described within the context of normal human diets and the requirements for health.
This guide to environmental chemistry covers major topical issues, including the greenhouse effect, the ozone layer, pesticides, and air and water pollution. The text offers an active problem-solving approach, with exercises incorporated throughout each chapter.