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Biochemistry For Dummies

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Grasp biochemistry basics, apply the science, and ace yourexams Are you baffled by biochemistry? If so here's the good news ?you don't have to stay that way! Biochemistry For Dummiesshows you how to get a handle on biochemistry, apply the science,raise your grades, and prepare yourself to ace any standardizedtest. This friendly, unintimidating guide presents an overview of thematerial covered in a typical college-level biochemistry course andmakes the subject easy to understand and accessible to everyone.From cell ultrastructure and carbohydrates to amino acids,proteins, and supramolecular structure, you'll identify biochemicalstructures and reactions, and send your grades soaring. Newest biology, biochemistry, chemistry, and scientificdiscoveries Updated examples and explanations Incorporates the most current teaching techniques From water biochemistry to protein synthesis, BiochemistryFor Dummies gives you the vital information, clearexplanations, and important insights you need to increase yourunderstanding and improve your performance on any biochemistrytest.

Chemistry For Dummies

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Chemistry For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781119293460) was previously published as Chemistry For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781118007303). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product. See how chemistry works in everything from soaps to medicines to petroleum We're all natural born chemists. Every time we cook, clean, take a shower, drive a car, use a solvent (such as nail polish remover), or perform any of the countless everyday activities that involve complex chemical reactions we're doing chemistry! So why do so many of us desperately resist learning chemistry when we're young? Now there's a fun, easy way to learn basic chemistry. Whether you're studying chemistry in school and you're looking for a little help making sense of what's being taught in class, or you're just into learning new things, Chemistry For Dummies gets you rolling with all the basics of matter and energy, atoms and molecules, acids and bases, and much more! Tracks a typical chemistry course, giving you step-by-step lessons you can easily grasp Packed with basic chemistry principles and time-saving tips from chemistry professors Real-world examples provide everyday context for complicated topics Full of modern, relevant examples and updated to mirror current teaching methods and classroom protocols, Chemistry For Dummies puts you on the fast-track to mastering the basics of chemistry.

Chemistry II For Dummies

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The tools you need to ace your Chemisty II course College success for virtually all science, computing,engineering, and premedical majors depends in part on passingchemistry. The skills learned in chemistry courses are applicableto a number of fields, and chemistry courses are essential tostudents who are studying to become nurses, doctors, pharmacists,clinical technicians, engineers, and many more among thefastest-growing professions. But if you're like a lot of studentswho are confused by chemistry, it can seem like a daunting task totackle the subject. That's where Chemistry II For Dummiescan help! Here, you'll get plain-English, easy-to-understand explanationsof everything you'll encounter in your Chemistry II class. Whetherchemistry is your chosen area of study, a degree requirement, or anelective, you'll get the skills and confidence to score high andenhance your understanding of this often-intimidating subject. Sowhat are you waiting for? Presents straightforward information on complex concepts Tracks to a typical Chemistry II course Serves as an excellent supplement to classroom learning Helps you understand difficult subject matter with confidenceand ease Packed with approachable information and plenty of practiceopportunities, Chemistry II For Dummies is just what youneed to make the grade.

Organic Chemistry II For Dummies

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A plain-English guide to one of the toughest courses around So, you survived the first semester of Organic Chemistry (maybe even by the skin of your teeth) and now it's time to get back to the classroom and lab! Organic Chemistry II For Dummies is an easy-to-understand reference to this often challenging subject. Thanks to this book, you'll get friendly and comprehensible guidance on everything you can expect to encounter in your Organic Chemistry II course. An extension of the successful Organic Chemistry I For Dummies Covers topics in a straightforward and effective manner Explains concepts and terms in a fast and easy-to-understand way Whether you're confused by composites, baffled by biomolecules, or anything in between, Organic Chemistry II For Dummies gives you the help you need — in plain English!

Chemistry Essentials For Dummies

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Chemistry Essentials For Dummies (9781119591146) was previously published as Chemistry Essentials For Dummies (9780470618363). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product. Whether studying chemistry as part of a degree requirement or as part of a core curriculum, students will find Chemistry Essentials For Dummies to be an invaluable quick reference guide to the fundamentals of this often challenging course. Chemistry Essentials For Dummies contains content focused on key topics only, with discrete explanations of critical concepts taught in a typical two-semester high school chemistry class or a college level Chemistry I course, from bonds and reactions to acids, bases, and the mole. This guide is also a perfect reference for parents who need to review critical chemistry concepts as they help high school students with homework assignments, as well as for adult learners headed back into the classroom who just need to a refresher of the core concepts. The Essentials For Dummies Series Dummies is proud to present our new series, The Essentials For Dummies. Now students who are prepping for exams, preparing to study new material, or who just need a refresher can have a concise, easy-to-understand review guide that covers an entire course by concentrating solely on the most important concepts. From algebra and chemistry to grammar and Spanish, our expert authors focus on the skills students most need to succeed in a subject.

Chemistry 1 001 Practice Problems For Dummies Free Online Practice

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Practice makes perfect—and helps deepen your understanding of chemistry Every high school requires a course in chemistry, and many universities require the course for majors in medicine, engineering, biology, and various other sciences. 1001 Chemistry Practice Problems For Dummies provides students of this popular course the chance to practice what they learn in class, deepening their understanding of the material, and allowing for supplemental explanation of difficult topics. 1001 Chemistry Practice Problems For Dummies takes you beyond the instruction and guidance offered in Chemistry For Dummies, giving you 1,001 opportunities to practice solving problems from the major topics in chemistry. Plus, an online component provides you with a collection of chemistry problems presented in multiple-choice format to further help you test your skills as you go. Gives you a chance to practice and reinforce the skills you learn in chemistry class Helps you refine your understanding of chemistry Practice problems with answer explanations that detail every step of every problem Whether you're studying chemistry at the high school, college, or graduate level, the practice problems in 1001 Chemistry Practice Problems For Dummies range in areas of difficulty and style, providing you with the practice help you need to score high at exam time.

Master USMLE Step 1 Biochemistry Flash Cards For Dummies

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Learn high-yield USMLE Step 1 biochemistry topics such as amino acid metabolism, glucose metabolism, gluconeogenesis, cell biology, genetic disorders, vitamins, nutrition, and much more!

AP Biology For Dummies

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Relax. The fact that you’re even considering taking the AP Biology exam means you’re smart, hard-working and ambitious. All you need is to get up to speed on the exam’s topics and themes and take a couple of practice tests to get comfortable with its question formats and time limits. That’s where AP Biology For Dummies comes in. This user-friendly and completely reliable guide helps you get the most out of any AP biology class and reviews all of the topics emphasized on the test. It also provides two full-length practice exams, complete with detailed answer explanations and scoring guides. This powerful prep guide helps you practice and perfect all of the skills you need to get your best possible score. And, as a special bonus, you’ll also get a handy primer to help you prepare for the test-taking experience. Discover how to: Figure out what the questions are actually asking Get a firm grip on all exam topics, from molecules and cells to ecology and genetics Boost your knowledge of organisms and populations Become equally comfortable with large concepts and nitty-gritty details Maximize your score on multiple choice questions Craft clever responses to free-essay questions Identify your strengths and weaknesses Use practice tests to adjust you exam-taking strategy Supplemented with handy lists of test-taking tips, must-know terminology, and more, AP Biology For Dummies helps you make exam day a very good day, indeed.

Microbiology For Dummies

Author : Jennifer Stearns
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Microbiology is the study of life itself, down to the smallestparticle Microbiology is a fascinating field that explores life down tothe tiniest level. Did you know that your body contains morebacteria cells than human cells? It's true. Microbes are essentialto our everyday lives, from the food we eat to the very internalsystems that keep us alive. These microbes include bacteria, algae,fungi, viruses, and nematodes. Without microbes, life on Earthwould not survive. It's amazing to think that all life is sodependent on these microscopic creatures, but their impact on ourfuture is even more astonishing. Microbes are the tools that allowus to engineer hardier crops, create better medicines, and fuel ourtechnology in sustainable ways. Microbes may just help us save theworld. Microbiology For Dummies is your guide to understandingthe fundamentals of this enormously-encompassing field. Whetheryour career plans include microbiology or another science or healthspecialty, you need to understand life at the cellular level beforeyou can understand anything on the macro scale. Explore the difference between prokaryotic and eukaryoticcells Understand the basics of cell function and metabolism Discover the differences between pathogenic and symbioticrelationships Study the mechanisms that keep different organisms active andalive You need to know how cells work, how they get nutrients, and howthey die. You need to know the effects different microbes have ondifferent systems, and how certain microbes are integral toecosystem health. Microbes are literally the foundation of alllife, and they are everywhere. Microbiology For Dummies willhelp you understand them, appreciate them, and use them.

Chemistry Workbook For Dummies

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From liquids and solids to acids and bases - work chemistry equations and use formulas with ease Got a grasp on the chemistry terms and concepts you need to know, but get lost halfway through a problem or, worse yet, not know where to begin? Have no fear - this hands-on guide helps you solve many types of chemistry problems in a focused, step-by-step manner. With problem-solving shortcuts and lots of practice exercises, you'll build your chemistry skills and improve your performance both in and out of the science lab. You'll see how to work with numbers, atoms, and elements; make and remake compounds; understand changes in terms of energy; make sense of organic chemistry; and more! 100s of Problems! Know where to begin and how to solve the most common chemistry problems Step-by-step answer sets clearly identify where you went wrong (or right) with a problem Understand the key exceptions to chemistry rules Use chemistry in practical applications with confidence

Biotechnology for Beginners

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Offering an exciting and colorful overview of biotechnology for professionals and students in a wide array of the life sciences, this book also appeals to the lay reader without a scientific background who is interested in an entertaining and informative introduction to the key aspects of biotechnology.

Bipolar Disorder For Dummies

Author : Candida Fink
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Get an accurate diagnosis and get on with enjoying and living your life! Bipolar Disorder affects many more people than just the millions who suffer from the disease. Like depression and other serious illnesses, bipolar disorder also affects spouses, partners, family members, friends, and coworkers. Bipolar Disorder For Dummies explains the brain chemistry behind the disease and covers the latest medications and therapies. You'll get reassuring, sound advice and self-help techniques that you and your loved ones, including kids and teens, can use to ease and eliminate symptoms, function in times of crisis, plan ahead for manic or depressive episodes, and feel a whole lot better. Covers new diagnosis methods developed by the American Psychiatric Association Increased coverage of genetics, biochemistry, and imaging studies relevant to bipolar disorder Advice on supporting a loved one (who may not want help) Updated and expanded medication guide and treatment options, including Deep Brain Stimulation Complete with fill-in-the-blank forms and charts, key online resources, and first-hand accounts from real people, Bipolar Disorder For Dummies gives you the latest information and self-help strategies you and your loved ones need to conquer this disease and get on with your lives.

Hypoglycemia For Dummies

Author : Cheryl Chow
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If you’re hypoglycemic, you know that you don’t have to go to an amusement park to experience the roller coaster effect: your ups and downs are frequent and interfere with your quality of life. Your colleagues, family, and friends may be tired of your moods, your chronic fatigue, and your various aches and illnesses—none of which seem to have a clear cause. You get the jitters, you’re nervous, and you can get edgy and irritable at the drop of a hat, especially if you haven’t eaten in a while. Now there’s a book to give you a better understanding of hypoglycemia and an easy-to-follow program for recovery. Hypoglycemia For Dummies sorts through the confusion surrounding this condition, presenting expert information on diagnosis, risk factors, and treatment options for anyone who suffers from this disease—or knows someone who does. You’ll discover the different types of hypoglycemia, the most common symptoms, and the link between hypoglycemia and diabetes. This p lain-English guide shows you how to: Diagnose low blood sugar Choose the best form of treatment for your condition Create a practical, healthy, doable diet Develop a enjoyable exercise regimen Deal with depression and anxiety Achieve and maintain your ideal weight You’ll find step-by-step guidelines to help you get your blood sugar under control, as well as advice on finding the right doctor and setting up a support network. Hypoglycemia For Dummies also covers: Overlapping syndromes, such as fibromyalgia and candidasis Glucose tolerance tests Easy ways to keep your diet in balance Easing symptoms and energizing with aerobics, yoga, and weights Vitamins and supplements Dealing with hypoglycemia in the workplace and in relationships Stress-reduction through breathing exercises, meditating, and self-hypnosis Featuring delicious, healthy recipes that will ease your symptoms, tips for tackling temptation, and a list of helpful resources, Hypoglycemia For Dummies provides the information you need to get a handle on the disease, make changes in your lifestyle, and improve your well-being.

Bioinformatics For Dummies

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Offers an introduction to the field of bioinformatics, with tips on searching databases, comparing sequences, and asking biological questions with a computer.

New Product Development For Dummies

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The global consumer product market is exploding. In 2006 alone, 150,000 new products were brought to market. Now for the bad news: of those, fewer than 5% were hits, and fewer than 15% will even exist five years from now. Written for small business owners and entrepreneurs looking for an inside track on new product development, New Product Development for Dummies offers you a unique opportunity to learn from two consummate insiders the secrets of successfully developing, marketing and making a bundle from a new product or service. You learn proven techniques for sizing up market potential and divining customer needs. You get tested-in-the-trenches strategies for launching a new product or service. And you get a frank, in-depth appraisal of the most challenging issues facing new product developers today, including the need to collaborate with global partners, optimizing technology development for a 21st century marketplace, getting start-up capital in an increasingly competitive environment, and much more. Key topics covered include: Developing a winning NPD strategy Generating bold new ideas for products and services Understanding what your customers really want Keeping projects on track, on budget, and on-time Building effective cross-functional teams Planning and executing a blockbuster launch Collaborating with global partners Maximizing your chances for success No matter what size or type of business you’re in, this book provides you with an unbeatable competitive advantage in the booming global marketplace for new products and services.

Science Fair Projects For Dummies

Author : Maxine Levaren
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Uh-oh, now you’ve gone and done it, you volunteered to do a science fair project. Don’t sweat it, presenting at a science fair can be a lot of fun. Just remember, the science fair is for your benefit. It’s your chance to show that you understand the scientific method and how to apply it. Also, it’s an opportunity for you to delve more deeply into a topic you’re interested in. Quite a few scientists, including a few Nobel laureates, claim that they had their first major breakthrough while researching a science fair project. And besides, a good science fair project can open a lot of doors academically and professionally—but you already knew that. Stuck on what to do for your science project? This easy-to-follow guide is chock-full of more than 50 fun ideas and experiments in everything from astronomy to zoology. Your ultimate guide to creating crowd-pleasing displays, it shows you everything you need to know to: Choose the best project idea for you Make sure your project idea is safe, affordable, and doable Research, take notes, and organize your facts Write a clear informative research paper Design and execute your projects Ace the presentation and wow the judges Science fair guru Maxine Levaren gives walks you step-by-step through every phase of choosing, designing, assembling and presenting a blue ribbon science fair project. She gives you the inside scoop on what the judges are really looking for and coaches you on all the dos and don’ts of science fairs. And she arms you with in-depth coverage of more than 50 winning projects, including: Projects involving experiments in virtually every scientific disciplines Computer projects that develop programs to solve a particular problem or analyze system performance Engineering projects that design and build new devices or test existing devices to compare and analyze performance Research projects involving data collection and mathematical analysis of results Your complete guide to doing memorable science projects and having fun in the process, Science Fair Projects For Dummies is a science fair survival guide for budding scientists at every grade level.

USMLE Step 1 For Dummies with Online Practice Tests

Author : Dr. Jay Joshi, MD, MBA
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A clear and practical study guide to pass Step 1 of the USMLE USMLE Step 1 For Dummies prepares readers for the first step of the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) by offering detailed content review alongside trusted and proven For Dummies test prep information. With the projected shortage of U.S. doctors in the years ahead, more and more students are seeing opportunities in the medical field. USMLE Step 1 For Dummies is a comprehensive study guide that will prepare medical students for the demanding first portion of the medical licensing exam. The book contains a detailed overview of the USMLE, including test organization and how the exam is scored, as well as content review on such subjects as anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology, nutrition, and behavioral sciences. Practice questions throughout the book continually reinforce the material and concepts learned. In addition, USMLE Step 1 For Dummies includes access to additional practice online to assist readers with memorization and retention of key concepts they are sure to face on the exam. Thoroughly prepare for the first portion of the USMLE Focus on detailed content refreshers in key areas of study Practice questions and chapter summaries to ensure practical understanding of key concepts Heed expert tips for navigating the most difficult portions of the exam USMLE Step 1 For Dummies is the perfect resource for medical students preparing for the USMLE, even those beyond the U.S. borders.

Dating For Dummies

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Dating can be great or it can be the absolute pits, whether you're 17 or 70. The basic story of dating hasn't changed in thousands of years – boy meets girl and they make a connection. So why such sweaty palms if the dating game is so old? No, it’s not because you’re the nerd of the universe and everyone else is way cooler than you are. It’s because the rules have all changed. On top of that, dating can feel really scary because it has to do with big-ticket items: the opposite sex and rejection. Yikes! Dating For Dummies is your guide to the dating scene if you have never dated, have rarely dated, or if you've experienced a life change and want to start dating again. Whether you're a teenager, young adult, divorced, widowed, or an older adult, this useful reference can help you meet, date, and start a relationship with the person of your dreams. Discover ways to increase your confidence, polish your social skills, figure out what you want, and find out where the best places are to meet your future mate. Full of essential tips and dating wisdom, Dating For Dummies covers everything a single person in search of a date should know, including Selecting the right place for your first date Finding the best places to meet people Knowing how to protect yourself and understanding the myths and facts about date rape Ditching your date (politely) and exiting with style Finding dating tips for single parents, seniors, or those involved in office romances and long-distance relationships Knowing when not to date Meeting your online date, blind date, or personal-ad date Surviving a break-up and waiting out the rebound period Realizing that you are in love With a little help from Dating For Dummies, discover how to turn what could be a disastrous date into a good time (and a fabulous relationship). Author Dr. Joy Browne – licensed clinical psychologist, best-selling author, and award-winning radio talk show host – guides you through it all.

The Internet for Dummies

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Changing Careers For Dummies

Author : Carol L. McClelland
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“This book is a must for anyone who wants a career they feel passionate about.” —Dr. T. Lafeber, President, Lafeber Company Changing Careers For Dummies helps you take charge of your career and live the life you dream of. It helps you get organized, discover what you really want from life, and transform your passion into a great job. Full of handy checklists, worksheets, and brainstorming techniques, this practical guide includes everything you need to get your professional life on the right track. Whether you’re out of work because of choice or because of circumstances—or even if you have a job but need a change—now’s your chance to build a rewarding new career. This fun and easy guide helps you explore all your options and take advantage of the endless opportunities that are out there. Changing Careers For Dummies includes all the helpful advice you need to: Identify your ta lents and desires Create your own definition of success Invest in your personal growth Develop a realistic plan of action Learn the skills you need to succeed Find a new job or start your own business Career expert Carol McClelland shows you how to figure out what is or isn’t working in your career and determine what you need and want for yourself and your family. With easy, practical tools, she helps you discover your true interests and helps you find careers that might interest you based on your skills, talents, and interests. You’ll find nontraditional career ideas by the boatload and helpful resources like professional associations for any career area you’re interested in. You’ll find plenty of information you can use and all the confidence you need to succeed. Inside you’ll discover: How the work world is different today than it was yesterday Alternatives to the 9-to-5 work day How different careers will affect your home life How to find a job that offers all the things you want in it How to get by while you wait for your dream job How to figure out what you’re best at How to find out what you’re passionate about How to brainstorm for a new career How to start your own business (or decide if you should take that risk) How to successfully interview and land the job If you’re stuck in a dead-end job, here are all the tools and advice you need to get back on the road to success and fulfillment. Full of the kind of expert advice you can usually only get from your own career advisor, Changing Careers For Dummies is the fun and easy way to change careers—and your life!