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1. Measuring Matter and Energy 1.1 Matter and Energy 1.2 Metric and English Units 1.3 Significant Figures in Measurements 1.4 Dimensional Analysis and Unit Conversion.- 2. Atomic Structure and Nuclear Radiation 2.1 Elements and the Structure of the Atom 2.2 The Periodic Table of Elements 2.3 Electrons 2.4 Ions 2.5 Radioisotopes and Nuclear Radiation.- 3. Compounds and Molecules 3.1 Ionic Compounds 3.2 Covalent Compounds 3.3 Shapes of Covalent Molecules 3.4 Polar Bonds and Polar Molecules 3.5 Intermolecular Forces of Attraction.- 4. Chemical Reactions and Chemical Quantities 4.1 The Mole: Counting and Weighing Matter 4.2 Writing and Balancing a Chemical Equation 4.3 Energy and Chemical Reactions 4.4 Reaction Kinetics 4.5 Chemical Equilibrium.- 5. Changes of State and the Gas Laws 5.1 Changes of State 5.2 The Gas Laws 5.3 Gas Mixtures and Partial Pressure.- 6. Hydrocarbons 6.1 Introduction to Hydrocarbons 6.2 Structure of Alkanes 6.3 Writing Alkane Structures 6.4 Unsaturated Hydrocarbons: Alkenes and Alkynes 6.5 Naming Hydrocarbons 6.6 Aromatic Hydrocarbons.- 7. Organic Chemistry and Biomolecules 7.1 Alcohols and Ethers 7.2 Amines 7.3 Carbonyl Containing Functional Groups 7.4 Stereoisomers 7.5 Phosphate Ester Functional Groups.- 8. Mixtures, Solution Concentrations, and Diffusion 8.1 Mixtures and Solutions.8.2 Solution Concentrations.8.3 Colloidal Dispersions and Suspensions.8.4 Diffusion of Solutes and Solvent through Membranes.- 9. Acids and Bases 9.1 Acids and Bases 9.2 pH 9.3 Buffers.- 10. The Reactions of Organic Functional Groups in Biochemistry.10.1 Oxidation-Reduction Reactions 10.2 Group Transfer Reactions: Esterification and Amidation Reactions 10.3 Hydrolysis Reactions 10.4 Addition-Elimination Reactions involving Water: Hydration and Dehydration.- 11. Carbohydrates: Structure and Function 11.1 An Overview of Carbohydrates and their Function.11.2 The Structure of the Common Monosaccharides.11.3 The Structure of Complex Carbohydrates.11.4 The Role of Oligosaccharides as Cell Markers.- 12. Lipids: Structure and Function.12.1 Fatty Acids: A Component of Many Lipids.12.2 Triglycerides: Energy Storage Lipids 12.3 Phospholipid and Glycolipid Membrane Lipids 12.4 Cholesterol, Steroids and Lipoproteins.- 13. Proteins: Structure and Function 13.1 Amino Acids 13.2 Peptides 13.3 Protein Architecture 13.4 Enzymes.- 14. Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids 14.1 The Chemical Structure of Nucleotide and Polynucleotides 14.2 DNA Structure and Replication 14.3 The Role of DNA and RNA in Protein Synthesis.- 15. Metabolism and Bioenergetics 15.1 Overview of Energy and Metabolism 15.2 Carbohydrate Catabolism 15.3 Fatty Acid Catabolism 15.4 The Citric Acid Cycle 15.5 Oxidative Phosphorylation.
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