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Published: 01 May 2017

144 Pages | 88 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198759775

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Organic Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

Graham Patrick

Very Short Introductions

  • Explains the key structures and properties of organic compounds, and the importance of organic chemistry to industry, in pharmaceuticals, polymers, petrochemicals, paints, food, and clothing
  • Discusses the fundamental role of organic molecules to all life, in the form of proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates, and lipids
  • Explores new materials like graphene and the challenges of synthesizing novel organic compounds
  • Introduces cutting edge and future applications of organic chemistry in areas like nanotechnology
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over seven million copies sold worldwide