Loose Leaf Version for General Organic & Biological Chemistry

Author: Janice Smith

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780077491307

Category: Science

Page: 807

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This text is different--by design. By relating fundamental concepts of general, organic, and biological chemistry to the everyday world, Jan Smith effectively engages students with bulleted lists, extensive illustrations, and step-by-step problem solving. Smith writes with an approach that delivers need-to-know information in a succinct style for today’s students. Armed with an excellent illustration program full of macro-to-micro art, as well as many applications to biological, medical, consumer, and environmental topics, this book is a powerhouse of learning for students.

Loose Leaf for General, Organic, & Biological Chemistry

Author: Janice Gorzynski Smith, Dr.

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781260194777

Category: Science

Page: 1024

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This text is different--by design. By relating fundamental concepts of general, organic, and biological chemistry to the everyday world, Jan Smith effectively engages students with bulleted lists, extensive illustrations, and step-by-step problem solving. Smith writes with an approach that delivers need-to-know information in a succinct style for today’s students. Armed with an excellent illustration program full of macro-to-micro art, as well as many applications to biological, medical, consumer, and environmental topics, this book is a powerhouse of learning for students.

Loose Leaf Version for Principles of General, Organic, & Biochemistry

Author: Janice Smith

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780077633738

Category: Science

Page: N.A

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Serious Science with an Approach Built for Today’s Students This one-semester Principles of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry textbook is written with the same student-focused, direct writing style that has been so successful in the Smith: Organic Chemistry and two-semester General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry texts. Janice Smith draws on her extensive teaching background to deliver a student-friendly format--with limited use of text paragraphs, through concisely written bulleted lists and highly detailed, well-labeled “teaching” illustrations--that provides need-to-know information in a succinct style for today’s students. Armed with an excellent macro-to-micro illustration program and many applications to biological, medical, consumer, and environmental topics, this book is a powerhouse of student learning. Don’t make your text decision without seeing Principles of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry, second edition by Janice Gorzynski Smith!

General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry

Structures of Life, Books a la Carte Edition

Author: Karen C. Timberlake

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134762982

Category:

Page: 936

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This loose-leaf, three-hole punched version of the textbook gives students the flexibility to take only what they need to class and add their own notes-all at an affordable price. For courses in General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry Make connections between chemistry and future health-related careers General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry: Structures of Life engages students by helping them see the connections between chemistry, the world around them, and future health-related careers. Known for its friendly writing style, student focus, robust problem-solving pedagogy, and engaging health-related applications, the text prepares students for their careers. The text breaks chemical concepts and problem solving into clear, manageable pieces to ensure students stay on track and motivated throughout their first, and often only, chemistry course. With the newly revised 6th Edition, best-selling author Karen Timberlake and new contributing author MaryKay Orgill connect chemistry to real-world and career applications. Their goal is to help students become critical thinkers by understanding scientific concepts that will form a basis for making important decisions about issues concerning health and the environment and their intended careers. The new edition introduces more problem-solving strategies, more problem-solving guides, new Analyze the Problem with Connect features, new Try It First and Engage features, conceptual and challenge problems, and new sets of combined problems-all to help students develop the problem-solving skills they'll need beyond the classroom. Also available with Mastering Chemistry Mastering(tm) is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools developed to engage students and emulate the office-hour experience, Mastering personalizes learning and often improves results for each student. Students can further master concepts after class through traditional and adaptive homework assignments that provide hints and answer-specific feedback.

General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry

Author: Laura D. Frost,S. Todd Deal,Karen C. Timberlake

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780321833983

Category: Science

Page: 624

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Chemistry

An Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry, Books a la Carte Edition

Author: Karen C. Timberlake

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134554631

Category: Education

Page: 720

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Pflanzenbiochemie

Author: Hans Walter Heldt,Birgit Piechulla

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662443988

Category: Science

Page: 597

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Die „Pflanzenbiochemie" hat sich im deutschsprachigen Raum, aber auch in zahlreichen Übersetzungen als Standardlehrbuch etabliert. Birgit Piechulla, Dozentin an der Universität Rostock, zeichnet als Co-Autorin bei dieser 5. Auflage verantwortlich und hat zusammen mit Hans-Walter Heldt das Buch gründlich überarbeitet und aktualisiert. Neueste wissenschaftliche Erkenntnisse fanden Eingang in dieses Buch, die sich auch in neuen Abbildungen sowie der stark überarbeiteten Literatur widerspiegeln. Besonderen Wert legen die Autoren darauf, die offenen, zukunftsweisenden Fragen, die den derzeitigen Stand unseres Wissens markieren, aufzuzeigen. Aktualität sowie die klare und verständliche Didaktik komplexer Sachverhalte darzustellen -- das sind die Kennzeichen dieses Lehrbuches. Mit sorgfältig erstellten zweifarbigen Abbildungen erfüllt es einen hohen didaktischen Anspruch und reiht sich unter die besten Biochemie-Lehrbücher.

Kriegslicht

Roman

Author: Michael Ondaatje

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 3446261338

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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Nach Kriegsende wird der vierzehnjährige Nathaniel mit seiner Schwester Rachel von den Eltern in London zurückgelassen. Der geheimnisvolle „Falter", der sie in Obhut genommen hat, und dessen exzentrische Freunde kümmern sich fürsorglich um sie. Wer aber sind diese Menschen wirklich? Und was hat es zu bedeuten, dass die Mutter nach langem Schweigen aus dem Nichts wieder zurückkehrt? „Meine Sünden sind vielfältig", wiederholt sie, mehr gibt sie nicht preis. Als er erwachsen ist, beginnt Nathaniel die geheime Vergangenheit seiner Mutter als Spionin im Kalten Krieg aufzuspüren. Fünfundzwanzig Jahre nach dem „Englischen Patienten" hat Michael Ondaatje ein neues Meisterwerk geschrieben.

Organische Chemie

Author: Kurt Peter C. Vollhardt,Neil Eric Schore

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527327541

Category: Chemistry, Organic

Page: 1452

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Besser Konzepte und Ideen der organischen Chemie verstehen, als eine Vielzahl von Fakten auswendig beherrschen! Diesem Motto bleibt der "Vollhardt/Schore" auch in der neuesten Auflage treu. Das neu gestaltete Layout, beispielhaft gelöste Übungsaufgaben und die deutlich erweiterten Verständnisübungen führen einprägsam an die Methodik zur Lösung organisch-chemischer Probleme heran. So werden nicht nur die stofflichen Grundlagen der organischen Chemie, sondern auch das "Gewusst wie" fast schon spielerisch vermittelt. Nicht nur für Chemiestudenten, auch für Biochemiker, Pharmazeuten, Biologen und Mediziner ist der "Vollhardt/Schore" der fachliche Grundstock für die organische Chemie.

General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry, Books a la Carte Plus Masteringchemistry with Etext -- Access Card Package

Author: Laura D. Frost,S. Todd Deal,Karen C. Timberlake

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134183794

Category: Science

Page: 552

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Organische Chemie der biologischen Stoffwechselwege

Author: John McMurry,Tadhg Begley

Publisher: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag

ISBN: 9783827416575

Category: Science

Page: 452

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Fundamentals of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry, Books a la Carte Plus Masteringchemistry with Etext -- Access Card Package

Author: John McMurray,David S. Ballantine,Carl A. Hoeger,Virginia E Peterson

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134261256

Category: Science

Page: 992

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NOTE: This edition features the same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value this format costs significantly less than a new textbook. Before purchasing, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a Course ID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. "For courses in General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry (2 - Semester)" "This package includes MasteringChemistry " A Clear, Flexible Approach to Chemistry for the Modern Classroom Active learning, an increased focus on clinical examples, updates based on current teaching and research findings, and digital innovations designed to engage and personalize students experience make "Fundamentals of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry" simply the best choice for students with a future in allied health. With the Eighth Edition, the authors make learning chemistry a more active experience through features designed to get students doing chemistry. Every chapter features "Hands on Chemistry" sections that deepen students understanding of chemistry by having them perform elementary experiments with everyday household items. Group Problemsat the end of every chapter are designed for in-class use and motivate students toward higher level thinking, such as how concepts fit together and how to apply these concepts in a clinical application. All of the chapter openers, including many of the Chemistry in Action boxes and end-of-chapter problems, have been rewritten for a stronger clinical focus that provides more relevance to allied health majors. All content has been updated for the modern classroom with special attention to the biochemistry chapters, making the Eighth Edition of "Fundamentals of General, Organic and Biological Chemistry " the best choice for future allied health students. This edition is fully integrated with MasteringChemistry to provide an interactive and engaging experience. Media resources include narrated Video Tutor Solutions for every book chapter that present how to work the most challenging problems and feature additional feedback and instruction from contributor Sara Madsen. NEW in MasteringChemistry is the Chemistry Primer, a diagnostic and remediation tool that provides a pre-built assignment designed to get students up to speed on Chemistry and Math skills at the beginning of the course so they come to class prepared to delve more deeply into topics. Personalize learning with MasteringChemistry MasteringChemistry is the leading online homework, tutorial, and assessment system, designed to improve results by engaging students before, during, and after class with powerful content. Instructors ensure students arrive ready to learn by assigning educationally effective content before class, and they encourage critical thinking and retention with in-class resources such as Learning Catalytics . Students can further master concepts after class through traditional and adaptive homework assignments that provide hints and answer-specific feedback. The Mastering gradebook records scores for all automatically graded assignments in one place, while diagnostic tools give instructors access to rich data to assess student understanding and misconceptions. Mastering brings learning full circle by continuously adapting to each student and making learning more personal than ever before, during, and after class."

Fundamentals of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry, Books a la Carte Edition

Author: John E. McMurry,David S. Ballantine, Jr.,Virginia E. Peterson,Carl A. Hoeger

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780134218328

Category: Science

Page: 992

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Loose-leaf Version for Biochemistry

Author: Jeremy M. Berg,John L. Tymoczko,Gregory J. Gatto, Jr.,Lubert Stryer

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 1319042872

Category: Science

Page: 1232

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For four decades, this extraordinary textbook played an pivotal role in the way biochemistry is taught, offering exceptionally clear writing, innovative graphics, coverage of the latest research techniques and advances, and a signature emphasis on physiological and medical relevance. Those defining features are at the heart of this edition.

Instrumentelle Analytik

Grundlagen - Geräte - Anwendungen

Author: Douglas A. Skoog,F. James Holler,Stanley R. Crouch

Publisher: Springer Spektrum

ISBN: 9783642381690

Category: Science

Page: 1030

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Das Standard-Lehrbuchs zur Instrumentellen Analytik, begründet von Skoog und Leary, ist hiermit endlich wieder auf Deutsch verfügbar. Als stark erweiterte, komplett überarbeitete Ausgabe unterstützt es fortgeschrittene Studenten der Chemie an Universitäten und Hochschulen. Es berücksichtig die Anforderungen einer großen Vielfalt an Disziplinen, die ein Grundwissen in Analytischer Chemie benötigen, und richtet sich damit auch an Physiker, Ingenieure und Biochemiker. Das Buch führt aktuell und kompetent in die Grundzüge und Feinheiten der heutigen Instrumentellen Analytischen Chemie ein. Der Focus liegt in diesem Buch auf den theoretischen Grundlagen der diversen Gerätetypen, deren optimales Anwendungsgebiet, Empfindlichkeit und Präzision sowie deren Grenzen. Über 700 detailreiche, selbsterklärende Abbildungen, Anhänge zu Statistik und Elektronik, Übungsaufgaben mit Lösungen und viele wichtige Originalzitate ergänzen dieses moderne Lehrbuch für Studierende und Praktiker.

50 Schlüsselideen Chemie

Author: Hayley Birch

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662485109

Category: Science

Page: 205

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Chemie nimmt in unser aller Leben eine zentrale Rolle ein. Wie funktioniert ein Silicium-Chip? Wie können wir Naturprodukte nutzbar machen, um menschliche Krankheiten zu bekämpfen? Wie ist das Leben entstanden – und können wir es im Labor künstlich neu erschaffen? 50 Schlüsselideen Chemie ist ein spannender Führer in die Welt der Chemie, der diese und viele weitere Fragen beleuchtet. Von den Molekülen, die einst das Leben selbst in Gang setzten, über die Brennstoffe, die unsere moderne Welt antreiben, bis hin zur Nanotechnologie und den molekularen Geheimnisse des Gehirns eröffnet die chemische Forschung nicht nur faszinierende Einblicke in den Ursprung des Lebens, sondern verändert auch unseren Alltag ständig weiter. In 50 kurzen Kapiteln widmet sich dieses ansprechende Buch einem breiten Spektrum von Themen, das von den Erklärungsansätzen der großen Chemiker bis zu den neuesten Forschungsmethoden reicht. Zeitleisten zeigen für jede Entwicklung das Umfeld auf. So erfahren Sie alles, was Sie über die wichtigsten Konzepte der Chemie in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart wissen müssen.