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Organic Chemist's Desk Reference

3rd Edition

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Caroline Cooper, Rupert Purchase
August 9, 2017

Launched in 1995 as a companion to the Dictionary of Organic Compounds, the Organic Chemist’s Desk Reference has been essential reading for laboratory chemists who need a succinct guide to the ‘nuts and bolts’ of organic chemistry — the literature, nomenclature, stereochemistry, spectroscopy...

Gas Adsorption in Metal-Organic Frameworks: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition

T. Grant Glover, Bin Mu
September 21, 2018

This text discusses the synthesis, characterization, and application of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) for the purpose of adsorbing gases. It provides details on the fundamentals of thermodynamics, mass transfer, and diffusion that are commonly required when evaluating MOF materials for gas...

Designing with Natural Materials

1st Edition

Graham A. Ormondroyd, Angela F. Morris
September 21, 2018

In a world now forced to address the issues of sustainability, environmental impact, and the widespread pollution of land and oceans with manmade materials, alternative resources must be considered for the future of the planet. A vast array of natural materials is available throughout the world...

Introduction to Forensic Chemistry

1st Edition

Kelly M. Elkins
September 20, 2018

Chemistry/Forensic Science Forensic chemistry is a subdiscipline of forensic science, its principles guide the analyses performed in modern forensic laboratories. Forensic chemistry’s roots lie in medico-legal investigation, toxicology and microscopy and have since led the development of modern...

Advanced Materials for Membrane Fabrication and Modification

1st Edition

Stephen Gray, Toshinori Tsuru, Yoram Cohen, Woei-Jye Lau
September 20, 2018

Membranes are an energy efficient separation technology that are now the basis for many water treatment and food processing applications. However, there is the potential to improve the operating performance of these separations and to extend the application of membranes to energy production, gas...

Chemical Ecology: The Ecological Impacts of Marine Natural Products

1st Edition

Melany P. Puglisi, Mikel A. Becerro
September 19, 2018

During the past 20 years, marine chemical ecology has emerged as a respected field of study providing a better understanding of the role natural products play in organisms and their environments. Ample data in this book advocates the conservation of marine environments for future drug...

Physical Chemistry: A Modern Introduction, Second Edition

2nd Edition

William M. Davis
September 18, 2018

Designed for a two-semester introductory course sequence in physical chemistry, Physical Chemistry: A Modern Introduction, Second Edition offers a streamlined introduction to the subject. Focusing on core concepts, the text stresses fundamental issues and includes basic examples rather than the...

Introduction to Chemical Graph Theory

1st Edition

Stephan Wagner, Hua Wang
September 18, 2018

Introduction to Chemical Graph Theory is a concise introduction to the main topics and techniques in chemical graph theory, specifically the theory of topological indices. These include distance-based, degree-based, and counting-based indices. The book covers some of the most commonly used...

Photosynthetic Protein-Based Photovoltaics

1st Edition

Swee Ching Tan
September 17, 2018

Ever since the discovery of the photoelectric effect, researchers have been trying to improve the efficiency of converting sunlight into electricity through photovoltaic devices. Photosynthetic organisms provide clues for harvesting sunlight and storing the energy in chemical forms. This book...

Chemistry of Lignocellulosics: Current Trends

1st Edition

Tatjana Stevanovic
September 17, 2018

This book presents the chemical properties of lignocellulosic fibers, knowledge of which is essential for innovation and sustainable development of their transformation. Thermochemical transformation of wood and other lignocellulosics is presented to highlight its volatile, liquid and solid...

Engineering Technologies for Renewable and Recyclable Materials: Physical-Chemical Properties and Functional Aspects

1st Edition

Jithin Joy, Maciej Jaroszewski, Praveen K.M., Sabu Thomas, Reza Haghi
September 17, 2018

This new resource focuses on many recent advances in recycling and reuse of materials, outlining basic tools and novel approaches. It covers such important issues as e-waste recycling, bio-mass recycling, vermitechnology, recovery of metals, polymer recycling, environmental remediation, waste...

Sustainable Catalysis in Ionic Liquids

1st Edition

Pedro Lozano
September 17, 2018

Sustainable Catalysis in Ionic Liquids provides an up-to-date overview of the relatively underexplored area of the use of room temperature ionic liquids as organocatalysts for a range of organic reactions, including polymerizations. Using organic molecules to promote reactions is an attractive...

Glutathione

1st Edition

Leopold Flohe
September 12, 2018

This is the first serious attempt to synthesize all that became known of glutathione over the last three decades. The book contains an update of glutathione biosynthesis with special emphasis on its regulation in adaptive stress responses. Other chapters review glutathione transport systems and...

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