General, Organic, and Biochemistry

ISBN-10: 0077296729

ISBN-13: 9780077296728

Edition: 7th 2011 (Lab Manual)

Authors: Katherine Denniston, Joseph Topping, Robert Caret, Charles Henrickson, Larry Byrd

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List price: $130.33
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 1/20/2010
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 448
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Kate Denniston is a biochemist in the Biology Dept. of Towson State University. At Towson, she has been honored with such awards as the "Outstanding Faculty Award" and the "Faculty Merit Award". Her previous employment record is literally a list of some of the best biochemistry institutions in the world: Univ. of Wisconsin as a post-doc, Georgetown University School of Medicine as research professor, National Cancer Institute as a Senior Staff Fellow, the Argonee National laboratory in their research program, and as an Invited Instructor by the European Molecular Biology Organization. She has written for such noteworthy publications as Nature, Science.

Joe Topping currently is a professor of analytical chemistry at Towson State University. He did his post-doc at Iowa State Univeristy in Ames. At Towson, he has been honored with such awards as the "Outstanding Faculty Award" and the "Faculty Merit Award". He has written ancillaries for an outstanding text, Atkins - General Chemistry and is heavily involved with the American Chemical Society.

Charles Henrickson, Ph.D., is a retired professor of Chemistry at Western Kentucky University.

To the Instructors
General Laboratory Procedures and Laboratory Safety
Basic Concepts, Measurement and Properties
Experiment 1 Measurement and Density
Experiment 2 Preparing Graphs
Experiment 3 The Identification of an Unknown Liquid
Chemical Separations
Experiment 4 Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures
Experiment 5 Separation Using Chromatographic Techniques
Reactions, Formulas, Equations, Mass Relationships, and Structure
Experiment 6 Simple Chemical Reactions
Writing Formulas of Ionic Compounds
Chemical Arithmetic - Formulas
Experiment 7 Hydrates and the Determination of the Formula of a Hydrate
Experiment 8 The reduction of an Oxide of Copper and the Determination of its Simple Formula
Chemical Arithmetic - Equations
Experiment 9 Analysis of a KCIO3-KCI Mixture
Experiment 10 Calorimetry - Measuring Heat
Experiment 11 The Structure of Covalent Molecules and Polyatomic Ions
Writing Lewis Structures for Molecules and Polyatomic Ions
The Chemical Behavior of Elements
Experiment 12 An Activity Series of Several Metals
The Six Great Scientists
Experiment 13 The Preparation and Properties of Oxygen and the Properties of Oxides
The Gas Laws
Experiment 14 Boyle's Law and Charles' Law
Experiment 15 The Combined Gas Law and Dalton's Law
The Men Behind the Gas Laws
Acid-Base Chemistry
Chemical Arithmetic - Molarity
Experiment 16 Acid-Base Titrations
Experiment 17 Acids, Bases, pH, Hydrolysis, and Buffers
The Language of Acids and Bases
Organic Chemistry
Experiment 18 The Structure of Hydrocarbons
Experiment 19 Properties of Hydrocarbons
Experiment 20 Carboxylic Acids and Esters
Experiment 21 Alcohols
Experiment 22 Aldehydes and Ketones
Experiment 23 The Synthesis of Aspirin
Calculating Percent Yield
Experiment 24 The Properties and Preparation of Soap
Experiment 25 The Detection of Fats, Proteins, and Carbohydrates in Foods
Experiment 26 The Characterization of Carbohydrates
Experiment 27 Enzyme Action
Experiment 28 Analysis of Proteins and Amino Acids by Chromatography
Experiment 29 Digestion
Experiment 30 Extraction of DNA
Vapor Pressure of Water and Various Temperatures
Concentration of Common Acids and Bases
Values of Physical Constants
Metric Prefixes
Conversion Factors
Introduction to Chemical Nomenclature
Nomenclature Exercises
Significant Figures and Rounding Numbers
Using Excel to Prepare Straight-line Graphs
Periodic Table - Inside Front Cover.
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