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Organic Chemistry

Organic Chemistry

Organic Chemistry

Organic Chemistry

  • By: Kumar Kartikey Yadav, Uma Narang

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ISBN: 9789389401530

Bind: Paperback

Year: 2020

Pages: 192

Size: 159 x 242 mm

Publisher: Viva Books Originals

Sales Territory: Worldwide



This book is based on the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) syllabus of undergraduate courses in various universities in India. It covers the complete syllabus and discusses each topic in a lucid and accessible manner. This book is also useful for IIT JAM, IIT JEE, NEET, GATE, M.Sc., CSIR, UPSC and state exams to understand the basics of the current topics. Practice problems have been given for self-assessment at the end of each chapter to understand each topic clearly. This book also covers all the questions important from the examination point of view. Data and facts have been compiled in tabular form wherever required. This book is well-illustrated with figures.



Chapter 1: Nucleic Acids ? Structure of Nucleic Acid ? Nucleosides ? Nucleotides ? Functions of Nucleotides  ? Structure of Nucleic Acid ? Secondary Structure of DNA: The Watson-Crick Model ? Ribonucleic Acid (RNA) ? Differences Between DNA and RNA ? Important Practice Problems

Chapter 2: Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins ? Classification of Amino Acids ? Structure and Nomenclature of Amino Acids ? Stereochemistry of a-Amino Acids ? Ionic Properties of Amino Acids ? Isoelectric Point of Amino Acids ? Separation of Amino Acids: Electrophoresis ? Synthesis of Amino Acids  ? Reactions of Amino Acids ? Peptides ? Terminal Residue or End-Group Analysis ? Methods of Peptide Synthesis ? Structure of Proteins ? Denaturation and Renaturation of Proteins ? Important Practice Problems

Chapter 3: Enzymes ? Chemical Nature of Enzymes ? Classification of Enzymes ? Coenzymes ? Active Sites or Catalytic Sites ? Energy Mechanics of Enzymatic Reactions ? Binding of Enzyme with Substrate ? Mechanism of Enzyme Action: Trypsin ? Factors Affecting Enzyme Reactions ? Specificity of Enzyme Action ? Enzyme Inhibitors ? Some Important Biological Enzymes ? Some Important Enzymes and Their Cofactors ? Important Practice Problems

Chapter 4: Lipids ? Classification of Lipids ? Fatty Acids, Fats and Oils ? Chemical Reactions of Fats and Oils ? Quantitative Analysis of Fats and Oils ? Important Practice Problems

Chapter 5: Concept of Energy in Biosystems ? Metabolism: Catabolism + Anabolism ? ATP: The Universal Currency of Cellular Energy ? Agents for Transfer of Electrons in Biological Systems ? Catabolism of Carbohydrates ? Glycolysis: Oxidation of Glucose to Pyruvate ? Pyruvate Processing ? Citric Acid Cycle or Krebs Cycle ? Electron Transport Chain and Oxidative Phosphorylation ? Caloric Value of Food ? Standard Caloric Content of Food Types ? Important Practice Problems

Chapter 6: Pharmaceutical Compounds: Structure and Importance ? Antipyretics ? Analgesics ? Antimalarials ? Antibiotics ? Medicinal Values of Curcumin (Haldi) ? Medicinal Values of Azadirachtin (Neem) ? Medicinal Values of Vitamin C ? Medicinal Values of Antacid (Ranitidine) ? Important Practice Problems

About the Authors:

Kumar Kartikey Yadav obtained his B.Sc. degree in 2009 from Ewing Christian College, Allahabad University and M.Sc. degree in 2011 from Delhi University in organic chemistry. After completing his M.Sc., he joined Professor S.M.S. Chauhan's research group and worked on the Synthesis and Catalytic Applications of Metallophthalocyanines and Ionic Liquids. He was awarded with Junior Research Fellowship and Senior Research Fellowship by the University Grants Commission, New Delhi. He received his Ph.D. degree in organic chemistry from the University of Delhi, Delhi, in 2016. During his M.Sc. and Ph.D., he had taught organic chemistry and biochemistry to IIT JAM and IIT JEE students for six years. In April 2016, he joined Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India, as Examiner of Patents & Designs, Group-A Gazetted and is currently posted in Delhi. He is currently examining the various patents filed by different scientists, professors and industries of India and abroad.

Uma Narang did her schooling with physics, chemistry and mathematics (PCM). She completed her B.Sc. (Hons.) (2010) in chemistry and M.Sc. (2012) in organic chemistry from Hindu College, University of Delhi. In 2012 she joined Department of Chemistry as CSIR-Junior Research Fellow (JRF) which further got promoted to Senior Research Fellow (SRF). She received her Ph.D. degree in 2018 from the University of Delhi in organic chemistry on ?Synthesis, Reactions and Applications of Selected Newer Functional Porphyrinoids?. She also worked as an assistant professor at Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi, for one year. Presently, she is assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, Shivaji College, University of Delhi.


Target Audience:

Useful for students following Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) syllabus of undergraduate courses in various universities in India. This book is also useful for IIT JAM, IIT JEE, NEET, GATE, M.Sc., CSIR, UPSC and state exams to understand the basics of the current topics.



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