Introduction to Chemistry for Biology Students, Ninth Edition is a unique workbook that uses a step-by-step approach to teach students the chemistry necessary for success in life sciences courses. Today's biology courses place an increasing emphasis on the chemical processes that underlie critical biological functions. This text helps students review and master all the basic facts, concepts, and terminology of chemistry that they need to understand those processes and to excel in their life science courses.
I. INORGANIC CHEMISTRY1. Atomic Structure2. Chemical Symbols3. Atoms and Molecules4. Ionization5. Liquid Mixtures6. Diffusion and Osmosis7. Nerve Cells II. ORGANIC CHEMISTRY8. The Covalent Bond9. Polar and Nonpolar Covalent Bonds10. Functional Groups in Organic Compounds11. Hydrogen Bonds12. Isomers III. BIOCHEMISTRY13. Carbohydrates14. Lipids15. Proteins16. Nucleotides17. Enzymes18. The Methyl Group19. Biologic Oxidation20. Photosynthesis21. Oxygen-Carbon Dioxide Transport in the Blood ReviewConclusionAppendixIndex