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This is the revised edition of the best-selling chemistry textbook for majors in allied health fields, emphasizing the molecular basis of life. Sound treatment of fundamentals is supported by examples from DNA and genetic engineering, radioimmunology, the selection and use of radioisotopes in medicine, biometallic corrosion of metal alloys, medical emergencies of acid-base blood chemistry, and neurotransmitters and drugs of the central nervous system. Features new chapters on biochemistry and a consolidated discussion of stoichiometry. Technical terms are carefully defined and consistently used. Exercises and marginal comments further clarify concepts.
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User-friendly, this comprehensive and up-to-date edition is organized according to the principle that life in both health and disease has a molecular basis. Carefully worked example exercises, enhanced by ``Analysis'' and ``Check'' sections enable students to examine and think about a problem--not just answer it. Includes numerous environmental applications.Review:
"...includes a number of valuable features...fulfils its purpose of providing a stimulating and interesting foundation..." (Chemistry World, April 2004)
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Book Description Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, John. Paperback. Condition: Good. This book has a light amount of wear to the pages, cover and binding. Seller Inventory # G0471815136I3N00
Book Description John Wiley & Sons Inc, 1986. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Very few small stains inside cover. Little wear. We have 1.5 million books to choose from -- Ship within 48 hours -- Satisfaction Guaranteed!. Seller Inventory # mon0000141429