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1. Matter, Measurements, and Calculations. 2. Atoms and Molecules. 3. Electronic Structure and the Periodic Law. 4. Forces Between Particles. 5. Chemical Reactions. 6. The States of Matter. 7. Solutions and Colloids. 8. Reaction Rates and Equilibrium. 9. Acids, Bases, and Salts. 10. Radioactivity and Nuclear Processes. 11. Organic Compounds: Alkanes. 12. Unsaturated Hydrocarbons. 13. Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers. 14. Aldehydes and Ketones. 15. Carboxylic Acids and Esters. 16. Amines and Amides. 17. Carbohydrates. 18. Lipids. 19. Proteins. 20. Enzymes. 21. Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis. 22. Nutrition and Energy for Life. 23. Carbohydrate Metabolism. 24. Lipid and Amino Acid Metabolism. 25. Body Fluids. Appendix A: The International System of Measurements. Appendix B: Answers to Even-Numbered End-of-Chapter Exercises. Appendix C: Solutions to Learning Checks. Glossary. Index.