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The 100 most important chemical compounds : a reference guide

Author: Richard L Myers
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What is a chemical compound? Compounds are substances that are two or more elements combined together chemically in a standard proportion by weight. Compounds are all around us - they include familiar things, such as water, and more esoteric substances, such as triuranium octaoxide, the most commonly occurring natural source for uranium. This reference guide gives us a tour of 100 of the most important, common,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Myers, Richard L. (Richard Leroy), 1951-
100 most important chemical compounds.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007
(DLC) 2007014139
(OCoLC)122526853
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard L Myers
ISBN: 9780313080579 0313080577
OCLC Number: 231688609
Awards: Winner of Outstanding Academic Title 2009 2009 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 326 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction: What is a chemical compound? --
Types of chemical compounds --
Organic and inorganic compounds --
Ionic and molecular compounds --
Naming compounds --
Molecular and structural formulas --
Entry format --
Acetic acid --
Acetone --
Acetylene --
Acetylsalicylic acid --
Adenine --
Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) --
Adipic acid --
Aluminum(III) oxide Al2O3 --
Ammonia --
Ascorbic acid --
Aspartame --
Benzene --
Benzoic acid --
Biphenyl and PCBs --
Butane --
Butene --
Butyric and fatty acids --
Caffeine --
Calcium carbonate --
Calcium oxide (Lime) --
Calcium sulfate (Gypsum) --
Carbon dioxide --
Carbon monoxide --
Chloroform --
Chlorophyll --
Cholesterol --
Citric acid --
Cocaine --
Cytosine, thymine, and uracil --
DDT --
DEET --
Dichlorodifluoromethane, CFC-12 --
Dopamine, L-Dopa --
Epinephrine (Adrenaline) --
Ethane --
Ethene --
Ether --
Ethyl alcohol (Ethanol) --
Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) --
Fluoxetine (Prozac) --
Formaldehyde --
Formic acid --
Glucose --
Glycerol (Glycerin) --
Guanine --
Hydrochloric acid --
Hydrogen peroxide --
Hydrogen sulfide --
Ibuprofen --
Indigo --
Insulin --
Iron(III) oxide --
Isooctane --
Isoprene --
L-Dopa (See Dopamine, L-Dopa) --
Methane --
Methyl alcohol (Methanol) --
Methylphenidate (Ritalin)--
Monosodium glutamate --
Morphine --
Naphthalene --
Nicotine --
Nitric acid --
Nitric oxide --
Nitrogen dioxide --
Nitrous oxide --
Nitroglycerin --
Norethindrone --
Penicillin --
Phenol --
Phosphoric acid --
Piperine --
Potassium carbonate --
Potassium nitrate --
Propane --
Propylene --
Quinine --
Saccharin --
Silicon dioxide (Silica) --
Sodium bicarbonate --
Sodium carbonate --
Sodium chloride --
Sodium hydroxide --
Sodium hypochlorite --
Strychnine --
Styrene --
Sucrose --
Sulfuric acid --
Tetrafluoroethylene --
Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)--
Thymine (See Cytosine, thymine, and uracil) --
Trinitrotoluene (TNT) --
Toluene --
Triuranium octaoxide --
Uracil (See Cytosine, thymine, and uracil) --
Urea --
Vanillin --
Vinyl chloride --
Water --
Xylene --
Common and ancient names of substances --
Glossary --
Selected bibliography --
Index.
Other Titles: One hundred most important chemical compounds
Responsibility: Richard L. Myers.

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