The 100 most important chemical compounds : a reference guide / Richard L. Myers

Author(s): Myers, Richard L. (Richard Leroy), 1951-
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Subjects: Chemicals--Dictionaries
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007
LC Classification: T, TP
Physical Description: xxvi, 326 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Alternate Titles: One hundred most important chemical compounds
Notes: LCCN: 2007014139
ISBN: 9780313337581 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0313337586 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-317) and index
Contents: Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- What is a chemical compound? -- Types of chemical compounds -- Organic and inorganic compounds -- Ionic and molecular compounds -- Naming compounds -- Molecular and structural formulas -- Entry format -- 1. Acetic acid -- 2. Acetone -- 3. Acetylene -- 4. Acetylsalicylic acid -- 5. Adenine -- 6. Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) -- 7. Adipic acid -- 8. Aluminum(III) oxide Al2O3 -- 9. Ammonia -- 10. Ascorbic acid -- 11. Aspartame -- 12. Benzene -- 13. Benzoic acid -- 14. Biphenyl and PCBs -- 15. Butane -- 16. Butene -- 17. Butyric and fatty acids -- 18. Caffeine -- 19. Calcium carbonate -- 20. Calcium oxide (Lime) -- 21. Calcium sulfate (Gypsum) -- 22. Carbon dioxide -- 23. Carbon monoxide -- 24. Chloroform -- 25. Chlorophyll -- 26. Cholesterol -- 27. Citric acid -- 28. Cocaine -- 29. Cytosine, thymine, and uracil -- 30. DDT -- 31. DEET -- 32. Dichlorodifluoromethane, CFC-12 -- 33. Dopamine, L-Dopa -- 34. Epinephrine (Adrenaline) -- 35. Ethane -- 36. Ethene -- 37. Ether -- 38. Ethyl alcohol (Ethanol) -- 39. Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) -- 40. Fluoxetine (Prozac) -- 41. Formaldehyde --
Contents: 42. Formic acid -- 43. Glucose -- 44. Glycerol (Glycerin) -- 45. Guanine -- 46. Hydrochloric acid -- 47. Hydrogen peroxide -- 48. Hydrogen sulfide -- 49. Ibuprofen -- 50. Indigo -- 51. Insulin -- 52. Iron(III) oxide -- 53. Isooctane -- 54. Isoprene -- 55. L-Dopa (See Dopamine, L-Dopa) -- 56. Methane -- 57. Methyl alcohol (Methanol) -- 58. Methylphenidate (Ritalin)-- 59. Monosodium glutamate -- 60. Morphine -- 61. Naphthalene -- 62. Nicotine -- 63. Nitric acid -- 64. Nitric oxide -- 65. Nitrogen dioxide -- 66. Nitrous oxide -- 67. Nitroglycerin -- 68. Norethindrone -- 69. Penicillin -- 70. Phenol -- 71. Phosphoric acid -- 72. Piperine -- 73. Potassium carbonate -- 74. Potassium nitrate -- 75. Propane -- 76. Propylene -- 77. Quinine -- 78. Saccharin -- 79. Silicon dioxide (Silica) -- 80. Sodium bicarbonate -- 81. Sodium carbonate -- 82. Sodium chloride -- 83. Sodium hydroxide -- 84. Sodium hypochlorite -- 85. Strychnine -- 86. Styrene -- 87. Sucrose -- 88. Sulfuric acid -- 89. Tetrafluoroethylene -- 90. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-- 91. Thymine (See Cytosine, thymine, and uracil) -- 92. Trinitrotoluene (TNT) -- 93. Toluene -- 94. Triuranium octaoxide -- 95. Uracil (See Cytosine, thymine, and uracil) -- 96. Urea -- 97. Vanillin -- 98. Vinyl chloride -- 99. Water -- 100. Xylene -- Common and ancient names of substances -- Glossary -- Selected bibliography -- Index
OCLC Number: 122526853
ISBN/ISSN: 9780313337581
0313337586