Introduction to Organic Chemistry, 6th Edition Introduction to Organic Chemistry, 6th Edition By William H. Brown, Thomas Poon Introduction to Organic Chemistry is most suited for a one-semester organic chemistry course. It is designed for students who require the fundamentals of organic chemistry as a requirement for their major. The course places a strong emphasis on showing the interrelationship between organic chemistry and other areas of science, particularly the biological and health sciences. The use of organic chemistry as a tool in these sciences is illustrated, and the course also stresses the organic compounds, both natural and synthetic, that surround us in everyday life: in pharmaceuticals, plastics, fibers, agrochemicals, surface coatings, toiletry preparations and cosmetics, food additives, adhesives, and elastomers. Schedule a Demo Sign Up for a Test Drive Adopt WileyPLUS Want to learn more about WileyPLUS? 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Examples integrated throughout the text highlight the application of organic chemistry to the health and biological sciences, and, more broadly, to the everyday world Chapter 1. Covalent Bonding and Shapes of MoleculesChapter 2. Acids and BasesChapter 3. Alkanes and CycloalkanesChapter 4. Alkenes and AlkynesChapter 5. Reactions of Alkenes and AlkynesChapter 6. Chirality: The Handedness of MoleculesChapter 7. HaloalkanesChapter 8. Alcohols, Ethers, and ThiolsChapter 9. Benzene and Its DerivativesChapter 10. AminesChapter 11. SpectroscopyChapter 12. Aldehydes and KetonesChapter 13. Carboxylic AcidsChapter 14. Functional Derivatives of Carboxylic AcidsChapter 15. Enolate AnionsChapter 16. Organic Polymer ChemistryChapter 17. CarbohydratesChapter 18. Amino Acids and ProteinsChapter 19. LipidsChapter 20. Nucleic Acids (available online only) Wiley Team for Success. Dedicated to Student Achievement. 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