Fundamentals of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry

Fundamentals of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry Author(s): John E. McMurry, David S. Ballantine, Carl A. Hoeger, Virginia E. Peterson

Difference between 8th and 7th editions
Side by side comparison of table of contents helps to figure out the most significant changes.

Key differences between 8th and 7th editions

  • Time lapse between current and previous publications: 4 years (2016 vs 2012).
  • This chemistry textbook was originally written by John R. Holumwas and first published in 1978.
  • The Eighth Edition presents new Hands on Chemistry boxes offering simple experiments that can be safely realize in the living spaces with household items.
  • Chapter 14: New section on stereochemistry and chiral molecules.
  • Chapter 16: New sections on classification of amines, and naming and drawing amines.
  • Chapter 18: New sections on peptides, proteins composed of chains of amino acids.
  • New Chemistry in Action boxes on:
    • Essential elements and chemical groups
    • Solid hydrates, the crystal forms containing water.
    • The importance of methyl group
    • Fetal alcohol syndrome
    • Beneficial effects of toxicity
    • Amines as anti-anxiety drugs
    • Medicinally important carboxylic acids and derivatives
    • Metabolic poisons
    • Relation between fat storage (lipogenesis), lipids, and atherosclerosis
8th Edition of
Fundamentals of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry
Hardcover, 976 pages
ISBN-10: 0134015185
ISBN-13: 9780134015187
Published by: Prentice Hall, January 21, 2016
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ISBN-10: 0134261259
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7th Edition of
Fundamentals of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry
Hardcover, 992 pages
ISBN-10: 0321750837
ISBN-13: 9780321750839
Published by: Prentice Hall, January 12, 2012
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6th Edition of
Fundamentals of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry
Hardcover, 992 pages
ISBN-10: 0136054501
ISBN-13: 9780136054504
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