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The proposed textbook takes the scholars right into a attention-grabbing trip that indicates the common element of chemistry: Chemistry is the window given to mankind to glimpse into his material-chemical essence and are available to phrases with its obstacles. within the introductory chapter/lecture, the textbook discusses the relationship among the “chemical topic” and love, intercourse, melancholy, addiction--all the homes we name “human”. As we're made up of chemical subject, this bankruptcy makes some extent why wisdom of chemistry is so necessary to mankind. This preamble is through approximately 14 brief chapters/lectures, which introduce chemistry as molecule development strategy, like a video game of Lego
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Putnam’s Sons, New York, 1996; (e) C. B. Pert, Molecules of Emotion, Simon & Schuster, 1997; (f) H. E. , New York, 1992. S. I. Wilkinson, Chemical & Engineering News, June 2, 2003, 33. 2 measure the amount of the sugar called glucose that is consumed by the neurons during activity. In the following study, the authors show a good correlation between altered serotonin activity (measured with PET) and associated glucose metabolism in Alzheimer’s disease patients. As the connection between glucose metabolism and serotonin was noted in this study, in patients with Alzheimer’s disease, it may be speculated that the connection can be extrapolated to other individuals and situations, as is done in this chapter.
Sometimes, the molecular object and its interaction scenario create a “combined property,” which is not simply the sum of the individual properties of the atoms but is something “more” than that. This kind of property is called an “emergent” property. Let us look now at some examples where the molecular architecture creates new information that leads to “emergent” properties. 7 can serve as a demonstration of the emergent function of architecture. The figure shows three different molecules all made from carbon (C) atoms only.
In this manner, the amino acids get organized following directions from a copy of a DNA strand called RNA (or a piece of it) in a special order that is determined by the sequence of codons, and are subsequently stitched into a protein molecule. ” For example, hair is protein, and some of us have blonde hair, others dark, still others have curly hair, etc. , a nervousness ) are “written” in the DNA, which is our “software” (some would say “hardware”). Thus, in a nutshell, genetics is a chemical code of hydrogen bonding templates, which are weak and transferrable interactions, which give rise to cell division and to the properties of the next generation.