Introduction


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Introduction
IntroductionWhy study organic chemistry? Organic chemistry is the chemistry of carbon-containing compounds. Every living organism, plant and animal, is composed of organic compounds. Anyone with an interest in the chemistry of living things needs to have a basic understanding of organic chemistry.Articles routinely appear in newspapers and magazines describing the development of new medicines and diagnostic tests. These new products and technologies result from a better understanding of the structure and function of DNA, proteins, and other organic biological molecules. The reactions and interactions of these complex molecules are the same reactions and interactions that occur in more simple organic molecules.This book was written to help those who are intimidated by the words organic chemi…
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Daniel R. Bloch: Organic Chemistry, Second edition. Introduction, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2012), AccessEngineering Export