3. The Substances of Life

  1. David A. Vaccari1,
  2. Peter F. Strom2 and
  3. James E. Alleman3

Published Online: 3 OCT 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471741795.ch3

Environmental Biology for Engineers and Scientists

Environmental Biology for Engineers and Scientists

How to Cite

Vaccari, D. A., Strom, P. F. and Alleman, J. E. (2005) The Substances of Life, in Environmental Biology for Engineers and Scientists, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471741795.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    Stevens Institute of Technology, USA

  2. 2

    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA

  3. 3

    Iowa State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 OCT 2005
  2. Published Print: 14 OCT 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471722397

Online ISBN: 9780471741794

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Keywords:

  • chemical reaction catalysts;
  • acid–base reactions;
  • biochemical methods

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Basic Organic Chemical Structure

  • Chemical Bonding

  • Acid-Base Reactions

  • Physicochemical Interactions

  • Optical Isomers

  • The Composition of Living Things

  • Detection and Purification of Biochemical Compounds

  • Problems

  • References